Mexico 1833-Mo ML 8 reales
The first specimen is an 1833-MoLM 8 reales, one of a type struck 1825-97. It was lot 6372 in Ponterio sale 154 (Baltimore, June 2010) where it sold for $1,092.50. The catalog description noted, "MEXICO. 8 Reales, 1833-MoML. RARE date. One small edge bump. Attractive. EXTREMELY FINE."
The second specimen was lot 6383 in Ponterio sale 155 (Baltimore, November 2010), where it sold for $920. The catalog description noted, "MEXICO. Mexico City. 8 Reales, 1833-ML. RARE. Weakly struck in the centers as usual. Toned EXTREMELY FINE." Assayer ML is recorded at the Mexico City mint for 1833-42. The mintage is not recorded but the date is rare compared to the common 1833-MoMJ. The Mexico City mint opened in 1535 and is still in operation.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 27.07 g, .903 fine silver, .786 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 377.10, DP Mo13.
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- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 154: The June 2010 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Bowers and Merena, 2010.
- Ponterio, Richard, and Kent Ponterio, The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Bowers and Merena, 2010.
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- 1832-Mo 8 reales
- 1833-MO 1/16 real
- Chihuahua 1833 1/8 real
- Chihuahua 1833 1/4 real
- Zacatecas 1833 ¼ real
- 1833-MO copper ¼ real
- 1833-DO ½ real
- 1833-GO ½ real
- 1833-MO ½ real
- 1833-GO real
- 1833/2-MO real
- 1833-ZS real
- 1833-CA 2 reales
- 1833-ZS 4 reales
- 1833-DO 8 reales
- 1833-GA 8 reales
- 1833-GO JM 8 reales
- 1833-GO MJ 8 reales* 1833-PI 8 reales
- 1833-ZS 8 reales
- 1833-DO ½ escudo
- 1833-MO ½ escudo
- 1833-DO escudo
- 1833-MO escudo
- 1833-GO 4 escudos
- 1833-DO 8 escudos
- 1833-GO 8 escudos
- 1835-Go 8 reales
- Coins and currency dated 1833
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