Mexico 1831-Pi JS 8 reales
This eight reales is one of a series struck 1827-93 at the San Luis Potosi mint. This date is somewhat scarce compared to the later issues of the 1880's and 1890's but is not rare. The SCWC notes a rare 1831/0 overdate. Assayer JS is recorded for 1827-42. This specimen was lot 6435 in Ponterio sale 155 (Baltimore, November 2010), where it sold for $92. The catalog description noted, "MEXICO. Potosi. 8 Reales, 1831-JS. Nice strike, lightly cleaned. ALMOST UNCIRCULATED."
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 27.07 g, .903 fine silver, .786 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 377.12, DP-Pi06.
- 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.
- 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: A Guide to U. S., Canadian and Mexican Coins, 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.
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- 1831-GO 2 reales
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- 1831-CA 8 reales
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- 1831-MO ½ escudo
- 1831-GA escudo
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