Mexico 1849-GC MP real

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Mexico 1849GC real rev 600.jpg

This specimen was struck at the Guadalupe y Calvo mint in 1849. This mint struck silver and gold coins 1844-51, all with assayer MP. This specimen appears to be the 1849/8 overdate. The issues of Guadalupe y Calvo are the third rarest mint after Estado de Mexico and Hermosillo.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.38 g, .903 fine silver, .099 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 372.5.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • 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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