Mexico 1850/33-Do JMR 1/2 escudo
The Durango mint struck half escudos 1833-64, with assayer JMR listed for 1850-52. Long notes the date as scarce but not rare.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 1.69 g, .875 fine gold, .049 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: KM 378.1.
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