Mexico 1844-GC MP 4 reales

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Ponterio sale 169, lot 11257
photo courtesy Stacks-Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 11257 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $1,998. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. 4 Reales, 1844-GCMP. Very RARE. Old cleaning scratch across cap. Nearly VERY FINE." The Guadalupe y Calvo mint struck four reales 1844-50 but all dates are rare to very rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown but rare.

Specification: 13.54 g, .903 fine silver, .392 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM-375.3.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.

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