Mexico (1542-55)-Mo O 1/2 real

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the Stack's Bowers 2020 NYINC sale, lot 23137
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This specimen was lot 23137 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2020), where it sold for $360. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. 1/2 Real, ND (1542-55)-Mo O, Mexico City Mint; Assayer G. Charles & Johanna. NGC VF Details--Cleaned. A popular Carlos & Joanna issue with fully detailed peripheral legends and pleasant gray toning throughout."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 1.69 g, 0.931 fine silver, this specimen 1.50 g.

Catalog reference: KM-6.5; Cal-Type 122 #175, Cayón-3018.

Source:

  • Krause, Chester L., and Colin R. Bruce II, Standard Catalog of World Coins: Spain, Portugal and the New World, Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.
  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, 2 volumes, Madrid: Cayón-Jano S.L., 2005.
  • Calicó, Xavier, Numismática Española: Catálogo General con Precios de Todas las Monedas Españolas Acuñadas desde Los Reyes Católicos Hasta Juan Carlos I, 1474 a 2001, Barcelona: Aureo & Calicó, 2008.
  • Menzel, Sewall, Cobs, Pieces of Eight and Treasure Coins, New York: The American Numismatic Society, 2004.
  • [1]Orsini, Matt, Richard Ponterio and Kyle Ponterio, The January 2020 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2019.

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