Mexico 1856-C CE real

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from the San Dimas Collection
Mexico 1856C real rev JS.jpg

This specimen was struck at the Culiacan mint in 1856, one of a type struck there 1846-63 and 1869. Assayer CE is listed for 1846-59. This is a scarce date, verging on rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

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

Catalog reference: KM 372.2.

Source:

  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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