Mexico 1662-Mo P 8 reales

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Stack's Bowers 2015 NYINC sale, lot 4057
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This type was issued from Mexico City 1621-67 during the reign of Philip IV. The vast majority of survivors lack dates; dated specimens average four times the price of those without. This specimen was lot 4057 in Stack's-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. 8 Reales, (16)62-P. NGC MS-00. Typical crude strike."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 grams, 0.931 fine silver, .810 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Cayón no. 6554, KM-45; Cal-372; Calb-678.

Source:

  • 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.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Menzel, Sewall, Cobs, Pieces of Eight and Treasure Coins, New York: The American Numismatic Society, 2004.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, The January 2015 NYINC Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the John W. Adams and Ray Czabor Collections, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.

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