Mexico 1850-Zs OM 4 reales

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Sincona sale 18, lot 2917
Shown is an 1850-ZsOM four reales, one of a type struck at the Zacatecas mint 1830-1870. Assayer OM is recorded for 1830-56. Ten mints (Mexico City, Guadalupe y Calvo, Guanajuato, Potosi, Oaxaca, Hermosillo, Real del Catorce, Guadalupe y Calvo, Guadalajara and Culiacan) struck this type of which Guanajuato is tied with Zacatecas as the commonest mint. This particular date is fairly common but like all four reales, rare in high grade. This specimen was lot 2917 in Sincona sale 18 (Zurich, May 2014), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"4 Reales 1850. Zacatecas Assayer OM. Gutes sehr schön. (republic of Mexico, four reales of 1850, Zacatecas mint, good very fine.)"

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 13.54 g, .903 fine silver, .392 troy oz ASW, this specimen 13.25 g.

Catalog reference: KM 375.9.


  • 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, 17th Ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals, & Banknotes: Auction 18, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2014.

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