Cuencame 1914 peso KM-622

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Ponterio sale 169, lot 11438
Cuencame 1914 peso rev Ponterio 169-11438.jpg

This specimen was lot 11438 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $646. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. Revolution. Durango, Cuencame. Peso, 1914. NGC AU-55. 'Muera Huerta'." The famous "Muera Huerta" (Death to the dictator Huerta) was issued in numerous varieties while the Villistas occupied Durango state. This is the most common type but always in demand.

Recorded mintage: unknown but fairly scarce.

Specification: 23.4 g, silver, 38.5 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM-622; GB-87.

Source:

  • 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.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.

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