Mexico 1827-Mo JM 2 escudos
This specimen was lot 71219 in Stack's Bowers Collector's Choice sale (Santa Ana, CA, May 2018), where it sold for $384. The catalog description noted, "MEXICO. 2 Escudo, 1827/6-Mo JM. PCGS AU-55 Secure Holder. Date slightly weak, but overall a good strike with full snake on eagle's breast. Overdate is clear. A wholesome example with good luster and light attractive tone." This denomination was struck at Mexico City 1825-33, 1841-63, 1868-69 altho the SCWC does not award any date a premium. Both a regular date and the 1827/6 overdate are listed for the year.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 6.77 g, .875 fine gold, .190 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-87; KM-380.7.
- 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.
- Rollo, J. Robert, Two Escudos of the Republic of Mexico, 1825-1870, A Study of Die Varieties, Kerrville, TX: 2007.
- 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, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The May 2018 Collector's Choice Sale, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.
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- 1827-MO ½ real
- 1827-MO real
- 1827-MO 2 reales
- 1827-MO 4 reales
- 1827-GA 8 reales
- 1827-GO MJ 8 reales
- 1827-GO MR 8 reales
- 1827-DO 8 reales
- 1827-PI 8 reales
- 1827-MO 8 reales
- 1827-ZS 8 reales
- 1827-MO ½ escudo
- 1827-MO 4 escudos
- 1827-MO 8 escudos
- 1831-MO 2 escudos
- Coins and currency dated 1827
- return to Mexican imperial and republican coinage, 1822-1905