Mexico 1826-Mo JM 8 escudos
The Mexico City mint struck eight escudos 1824-69 and is one of the abundant mints for that denomination; most dates are common. This date known only as the overdate and is scarce. This specimen was lot 1283 in Stacks-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $4,406.25. The catalog description noted, "MEXICO. Mexico City. 8 Escudos, 1826/5-MoJM. PCGS MS-61 Secure Holder. Scarce date. Well struck with minor weakness in centers. Reflective surfaces and good eye appeal."
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 27.07 g, .875 fine gold, .760 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-64; KM-383.9.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Long, Richard A., Gold Coins of the Early Mexican Republic, 1823-1873, North Bend, OR: Wegferd Publications, 2004.
- Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
- Ponterio, Richard, The January 2015 NYINC Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the John W. Adams and Ray Czabor Collections, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.
- 1825-Mo 8 escudos
- 1826-GO ½ real
- 1826-MO ½ real
- 1826-GO real
- 1826-MO real
- 1826-GA 2 reales
- 1826-GO 2 reales
- 1826-MO 2 reales
- 1826-DO 8 reales
- 1826-GA 8 reales
- 1826-GO 8 reales
- 1826-MO 8 reales
- 1826-ZS AO 8 reales
- 1826-ZS AZ 8 reales
- 1827-Mo 8 escudos
- Coins and currency dated 1826
- return to Mexican imperial and republican coinage, 1822-1905