Mexico 1842-Ga JG 1/2 real

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This specimen was struck at the Guadalajara mint in 1842, one of a type struck there 1825-62. Assayer JG is listed for 1842-62. The SCWC also lists an overdate, 1842/1, for the year.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 1.69 g, .903 fine silver, .049 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 370.5.


  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.

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