Mexico 1860-C PV 1/2 real

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Mexico 1860C medio real rev DSLR.jpg

This type was struck at Culiacan 1846-63 and 1867-69 with assayer PV recorded for 1860-61 only. Most of the early Culiacan half reals are rare but this date (including the 1860/59) turns up occasionally.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 1.69 g, .903 fine silver, .049 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 370.2.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th 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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