Mexico 1836-Zs OM real

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This specimen was struck at the Zacatecas mint in 1837. This mint struck silver and gold coins 1826-1905, with one reals known for 1826-62 and 1868-69. Assayer OM is recorded for 1831-55. An overdate, 1836/5, is listed for the date. The issues of Zacatecas, along with Guanajuato and Mexico City, are generally common.

Recorded mintage: unknown but common.

Specification: 3.38 g, .903 fine silver, .099 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 372.10.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.

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