Mexico 1828-Go MJ 8 reales

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Sincona sale 20, lot 3048

This specimen was lot 3048 in Sincona sale 20 (Zurich, October 2014), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "8 Reales 1828. Guanajuato Assayer MJ. Fast vorzüglich. (choice extremely fine.)" The Guanajuato mint operated 1812-1900 and struck this type 1825-97. This is a better date tho not rare. Assayer MJ operated 1826-33.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 g, .903 fine silver, .786 troy oz ASW, this specimen 26.95 g.

Catalog reference: KM-377.8, DP-Go09.

Source:

  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
  • Dunigan, Mike, and J. B. Parker, Resplandores: Cap and Ray 8 Reales of The Republic of Mexico, 1823-1897, Beverly Hills, CA: Superior Stamp & Coin, 1997.
  • Harper, David C. [Ed.], North American Coins & Prices, 17th Ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.
  • Elizondo, Carlos A., Eight Reales and Pesos of the New World, San Antonio, TX: 1968.
  • Raymond, Wayte, The Silver Dollars of North and South America, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1964.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Numismatic Coins & Medals: Auction 20, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2014.

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