Mexico 1831-Ga LP 8 reales

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Ponterio sale 155, lot 6285

This specimen was lot 6285 in Ponterio sale 155 (Baltimore, November 2010), where it sold for $1,725. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. Guadalajara. 8 Reales, 1831-LP. VERY RARE without countermark and EXTREMELY RARE in this high grade. One tiny edge nick, weakly struck as usual, light toning. UNCIRCULATED." For 1831, the SCWC lists assayer FS (scarce) and assayer LP (rare).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

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

Catalog reference: KM-377.6; DP-Ga08.

Source:

  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, and Kent Ponterio, The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Bowers and Merena, 2010.
  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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