Mexico 1730-Mo R 1/2 real

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This specimen is a silver cob half real struck at Mexico City several years before the conversion to milled coinage. Specimens with clear dates are unusual. This type is separated from KM 24, struck 1701-28, by its lower fineness; the earlier issues were .931 fine silver. Assayer F exists for this date but is rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 1.69 grams, .917 fine silver, .050 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Cayón-8215, KM 24a.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • 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.

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