Aguascalientes 1915 centavo
This specimen was lot 11423 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $470. The catalog description noted, "MEXICO. Revolution Aguas Calientes. 1 Centavo, 1915. Small date. With Mr. Wood's hand-lettered cardboard holder. EXTREMELY FINE. Ex: Howland Wood Collection." This coin was issued by the Villistas and was accompanied by two, five and twenty centavos. Numerous varieties exist; the SCWC mentions large and small date and reeded and plain edge.
Recorded mintage: unknown but not rare.
Specification: 3.55 g, copper, 17 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM-601; GB-1.
- 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.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.