Mexico 1816-Mo JJ 4 reales

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Goldberg sale 93, lot 2225
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This specimen was lot 2225 in Goldberg sale 93 (Los Angeles, September 2016), where it sold for $129.25. The catalog description[1] noted, "Mexico. 4 Reales, 1816-Mo JJ NGC G6. Ferdinand VII. NGC graded Good-6." The four reales was the least frequently issued silver denomination during the war of independence. They were minted at Mexico City 1816-21; all dates are scarce to rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.

Specification: 13.54 grams, .896 fine silver, .390 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM-102.

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]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 93: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2016.

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