Mexico 1847-GC MP 1/2 real

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This mint is one of the scarcer for the type, tho the issues of Estado de Mexico, Chihuahua and Hermosillo are priced higher in the catalog. The type was struck at Guadalupe y Calvo 1844-51, all with assayer MP.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

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

Catalog reference: KM 370.6.

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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