Mexico 1859-Go PF 4 reales

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Shown is an 1859GO-PF 4 reales, one of a type struck at the Guanajuato mint 1835-70. Assayer PF is recorded for 1849-61. Ten mints (Mexico City, Guanajuato, Zacatecas, Potosi, Oaxaca, Hermosillo, Real del Catorce, Guadalupe y Calvo, Guadalajara and Culiacan) struck this type of which Zacatecas is tied with Guanajuato as the commonest mint. This date is slightly scarce.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

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

Catalog reference: KM 375.4.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.

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