Guatemala 1881-E 2 reales

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Guatemala 1881 2 reales rev DSLR.jpg

This two reales is a variation on the familiar slouched liberty type struck 1879-99. The "E" on the reverse is an assayer's initial, not a mintmark. Several varieties exist for 1881; the one shown lacks a decimal point in the "0835" on the reverse.

Recorded mintage: 2,975,000.

Specification: 6.1 g, .835 fine silver, .166 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 154c.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Robinson, Charles, The Coins of Central America, 1733-1965, San Benito, TX: 1965.

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