Mexico 1860-Ga JG 4 reales

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Ponterio sale 169, lot 11256
photo courtesy Stacks-Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 11256 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $646. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. 4 Reales, 1860-GaJG. RARE date. Circulated, but problem free. FINE." The Guadalajara mint struck four reales 1843-63. Some of the early dates are common but this date is rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown but rare.

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

Catalog reference: KM-375.2.


  • 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.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.

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