Congreso Americano (1813) real

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Ponterio sale 169, lot 11153
Natl Cong c1813 real rev Ponterio 169-11153.jpg

This specimen was lot 11153 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $489. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. War of Independence American Congress. Real, ND (1813). Lightly toned. VERY FINE." Another scarce little issue from the War of Independence, issued by the bullion-strapped American Congress as it fled pursuing royalist soldiers.

Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.

Specification: cast silver.

Catalog reference: KM-216.

Sources:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.

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