Mexico (1542-57)-A M real

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Heritage sale 3064, lot 31285
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This specimen was lot 31285 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $1,440. The catalog description[1] noted, "Charles & Johanna 'Late Series' Real ND (1542-57) A-M MS61 NGC, Mexico City mint. A rare mint/assayer combination for the denomination, nicely centered on both sides and possessing delicate silver color in the centers that deepens slightly toward the edges. Faint specks of corrosion are observed on both sides, yet it is of minimal influence to the eye-appeal. Highly desirable as the only graded example of the issue. Selections from the Isaac Rudman Numismatic Cabinet."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.38 g, .931 fine silver, .099 troy oz ASW, this specimen 24.5 mm.

Catalog reference: KM0009, Cal-Unl., Nesmith-60, Cayón-3035.

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]Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3064, featuring the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2018.

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