Mexico 1861-Mo CH 2 escudos

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from the Stack's Bowers 2017 ANA sale, lot 22795
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This specimen was lot 22795 in Stack's Bowers ANA Auction (Denver, CO, August 2017), where it sold for $399.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. 2 Escudos, 1861-MoCH. NGC AU-58. Lustrous and attractive. From the Graywood Collection. Ex: Stack's Sale December 1988, Lot #2415."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 6.77 g, .875 fine gold, .190 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-87; KM-380.7.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • Long, Richard A., Gold Coins of the Early Mexican Republic, 1823-1873, North Bend, OR: Wegferd Publications, 2004.
  • Rollo, J. Robert, Two Escudos of the Republic of Mexico, 1825-1870, A Study of Die Varieties, Kerrville, TX: 2007.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2017 Denver ANA Auction: Ancients, Selections from The Richard Stuart Collection & World Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017.

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