Guatemala 1859 1/2 real
This specimen was lot 1068 in Sedwick sale 25 (Winter Park, FL, May 2019), where it sold for $95.20. The catalog description noted, "Guatemala, 1/2 real, 1859, NGC VF 30. Nice for the grade, with light speckled toning, evidence of die-clashing on reverse. NGC #4715687-009." This type was struck 1859-61 and is scarce. Proofs exist. This specimen realiZed triple the catalog value.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 1.55 g, .903 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-131.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Sedwick, Daniel Frank, Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction 25, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC, 2019.