Mexico 1825-Mo JM real
This specimen was lot 338 in Morton & Eden sale 104 (London, November 2019), where it sold for £550 (about US$852 including buyer's fees). The catalog description noted, "Republic, 1 real, Mexico City mint, 1825 JM, gem mint state and deeply toned, rare thus. Ex Pradeau Collection and Hendricks auction, lot 454." The Mexico City mint struck one reales 1825-33 and 1850-62. Many dates are common but this one is slightly better. Being the first year of issue, no overdates are known.
Recorded mintage: unknown but a slightly better date.
Specification: 3.38 g, 0.903 fine silver, 0.098 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 372.8.
- Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
- Harper, David C. [Ed.], North American Coins & Prices, 17th Ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.
- Utberg, Neil S., The Coins of Mexico, 1536-1963, San Antonio, TX, 1963.
- Eden, Tom, James Morton, David Kirk and Menelaos Danellis, Morton & Eden sale 104, Ancient Coins and the Mexico Collection, London: Morton & Eden, 2019.
- Zacatecas 1825 1/4 real
- 1825-GA ½ real
- 1825-MO ½ real
- 1825-GA 2 reales
- 1825-DO 8 reales
- 1825-GO 8 reales, "hook-neck"
- 1825-GO 8 reales, upright eagle
- 1825-MO 8 reales
- 1825-ZS 8 reales
- 1825-GA ½ escudo
- 1825-MO ½ escudo
- 1825-GA escudo
- 1825-MO escudo
- 1825-MO 2 escudos
- 1825-MO 4 escudos
- 1825-MO 8 escudos
- Coins and currency dated 1825
- return to Mexican imperial and republican coinage, 1822-1905