Honduras 1847-T G 2 reales

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Sedwick sale 25, lot 1090

This specimen was lot 1090 in Sedwick sale 25 (Winter Park, FL, May 2019), where it sold for $351.05. The catalog description[1] noted, "Tegucigalpa, Honduras, low silver 2 reales (provisional), 1847/5G, NGC VF 35. Mostly bold details (lots of leaf details), dark all over but with hint of silver color in fields. NGC #4724563-004." Two reales were struck intermittently using good silver at Tegucigalpa, Honduras, during 1825-32. Various types of debased silver were issued until 1854. All are scarce and rare in nice condition. This variety was issued 1840-47. Overdates 1847/6 and 1847/5 are reported along with the regular date.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: .200 fine silver.

Catalog reference: KM-19a.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Sedwick, Daniel Frank, Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction 25, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC, 2019.

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