Mexico 1813 2 reales KM-212

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 NYINC sale, lot 22790
Mexico SB118-24357r.jpg

This specimen was lot 24357 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2018), where it sold for $384. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. War of Independence. National Congress. 2 Reales, 1813. NGC VF-30 BN. Struck in copper. Crude, uneven strike as usual. Full bold date. Nice even chocolate brown patina." This type is noted for 1812-14 and is not listed as particularly scarce, unlike the silver equivalents (KM A213, KM 213) which are very rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: copper.

Catalog reference: KM-212.

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, John Kraljevich and Cris Chatigny, The January 2018 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, featuring the Eldorado Collection of Colombian and Ecuadorian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017.

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