Mexico 1852-Go PF 8 reales

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from the Stack's Bowers 2017 Collector's Choice sale, lot 72638
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This eight reales is one of a series struck 1825-97 at the Guanajuato mint. This date is common in all grades. Assayer PF is recorded for years 1848-61. This specimen was lot 72638 in Stack's Bowers Collectors Choice Online Auction (Santa Ana, CA, May 2017), where it sold for $152.75. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. 8 Reales, 1852/1-GoPF. NGC AU-55. Scarce overdate. Attractive white luster."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 g, .903 fine silver, .786 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM-377.8, DP-Go36.

Source:

  • [1]Ponterio, Rick, et al., The May 2017 Collector's Choice Sale, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017.
  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
  • Dunigan, Mike, and J. B. Parker, Resplandores: Cap and Ray 8 Reales of The Republic of Mexico, 1823-1897, Beverly Hills, CA: Superior Stamp & Coin, 1997.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Elizondo, Carlos A., Eight Reales and Pesos of the New World, San Antonio, TX: 1968.
  • Raymond, Wayte, The Silver Dollars of North and South America, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1964.

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