Mexico 1822-Mo JM 8 reales KM 304

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Mexico 1822 8 reales rev Heritage 14121.jpg
another specimen--same variety?
Mexico 1822 8 reales rev DSLR.jpg

The specimen shown is one of the more common varieties of Iturbide eight reales of Mexico. It is known for 1822 only; other types (KM 305 thru KM 309) are are known for 1822-23. Distinctive to this type is the forward facing eagle.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 g, .903 fine silver.

Catalog reference: KM 304.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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