Mexico 1810-Mo TH 8 reales

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Aureo sale 238, lot 372
This specimen was lot 372 in Aureo & Calicó sale 238 (Barcelona, November 2011), where it sold for 170 euro (about US$270 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"1810. México. TH. 8 reales. Busto imaginario. Plata ligeramente agria. Rayitas en reverso. Escasa. (MBC+). (eight reales of 1810, Mexico City mint, imaginary bust. Planchet flaws, reverse scratch, scarce, very fine plus.)"
Assayer TH appears in 1803-10 and HJ for 1809-14. This type is common altho TH is rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 grams, .896 fine silver, .780 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Cal. 541, KM 110.

Sources:

  • Harris, Robert P., Pillars & Portraits, San José, CA: Bonanza Press, 1968.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Sisó, Teresa, Eduardo Domingo and Lluís Lalana, Subasta Colleción Leunda, Barcelona: Aureo & Calicó Subastas Numismáticas, 2011.
  • Elizondo, Carlos A., Eight Reales and Pesos of the New World, San Antonio, TX: 1968.
  • Raymond, Wayte, The Silver Dollars of North and South America, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1964.

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