Mexico 1844-Zs OM 1/2 real

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Mexico 1844Zs medio real rev DSLR.jpg

This specimen was struck at the Zacatecas mint in 1844, one of a type struck there 1826-69. Assayer OM is listed for 1831-56. We haven't seen other specimens of this date to note whether the missing "S" in the mintmark is typical.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

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

Catalog reference: KM-370.12.


  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
  • Harper, David C., ed., North American Coins & Prices: A Guide to U. S., Canadian and Mexican Coins, 17th Ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.

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