Mexico 1848-Ga JG escudo

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Ponterio sale 177, lot 34288
photo courtesy Stacks Bowers LLC
from the Mountain Groan Collection
Mexico 1848Ga escudo rev DSLR.jpg
close up of the date

The first specimen was lot 34288 in Ponterio sale 177 (Chicago, August 2013), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. Guadalajara. Escudo, 1848/7-GaJG. PCGS AU-58." The Guadalajara mint struck this type 1825-60; the SCWC prices this date only 25% higher than a common Mexico City issue.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.38 g, .875 fine gold, .095 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-101; KM-379.2.

Sources:

  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 177: The August 2013 Chicago ANA Auction, World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2013.
  • Long, Richard A., Gold Coins of the Early Mexican Republic, 1823-1873, North Bend, OR: Wegferd Publications, 2004.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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