Mexico 1852-Ga JG 1/2 escudo
A half escudo of the Guadalajara mint, which struck this denomination for Mexico 1825-61. The bottom picture shows the boldly repunched date. Long notes this date as "rare but...available at times."
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 1.69 g, .875 fine gold, .047 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: KM 378.2.
- Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Long, Richard A., Gold Coins of the Early Mexican Republic, 1823-1873, North Bend, OR: Wegferd Publications, 2004.