Mexico (1811-15) 8 reales KM-265.1

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from the Stack's Bowers 2019 NYINC sale, lot 43521
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This specimen was lot 43521 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2019), where it sold for $504. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. War of Independence. Morelos. 8 Reales, ND. NGC FINE-12. Morelos Type A countermark, stars above and below monogram, on obverse of a cast silver 1798-MoFM 8 Reales of Charles IV. Host coin typical crude manufacture, countermark well applied and slightly uneven. Attractive medium grey tone." This type is known stamped over various dates of Charles IV eight reales. An effort was made to apply the countermark over the king's face.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: KM-265.1.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio, Matt Orsini and Cris Chatigny, The January 2019 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.

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