Guatemala 1859-R gold peso

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Jean Elsen sale 107, lot 1008
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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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The first specimen was lot 1008 in Jean Elsen sale 107 (Brussels, December 2010) where it sold for 90 euro. The catalog description[1] noted,
"GUATEMALA, République (1839- ), AV 1 peso, 1859, Très Beau" (Guatemala, gold peso of 1859, Very Fine.)
This type is recorded for 1859-60 only. Subsequent issues of this denomination were silver.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 1.69 g, .875 fine gold.

Catalog reference: Fr-36, KM 179.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, Vente Publique 107, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils, S.A., 2010.

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