Campo Morado 1915-CM 5 centavos

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Goldberg sale 93, lot 2399
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This specimen was lot 2399 in Goldberg sale 93 (Los Angeles, September 2016), where it sold for $129.25. The catalog description[1] noted, "Mexico: Guerrero. 5 Centavos, 1915-CM NGC AU58 BR. Campo Morado. Revolutionary coinage. The finest and only example graded at NGC for the type. NGC graded AU-58 Brown." This type, accompanied by copper ten, twenty and fifty centavos, is common but normally comes wretched.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: copper.

Catalog reference: KM-653.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Utberg, Neil S., The Coins of Mexico, 1536-1963, San Antonio, TX, 1963.
  • [1]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.

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