Aguascalientes 1915 5 centavos KM-603
This specimen was lot 2372 in Goldberg sale 93 (Los Angeles, September 2016), where it sold for $223.25. The catalog description noted, "Mexico: Aguascalientes. 5 Centavos, 1915 NGC MS62 BR. Reeded edge. Horizontal shaded 5. Francisco Pancho Villa. Revolutionary coinage. Only 1 example graded higher in the NGC census. NGC graded MS-62 Brown." This coin was issued by the Villistas and was accompanied by one, two and twenty centavos. Numerous varieties exist; the SCWC mentions KM 604.1 and KM 604.2 plus a few in silver.
Recorded mintage: unknown but not rare.
Specification: copper, reeded edge.
Catalog reference: KM-603.
- Harper, David C. [Ed.], North American Coins & Prices, 17th Ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.
- Utberg, Neil S., The Coins of Mexico, 1536-1963, San Antonio, TX, 1963.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 93: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2016.