Mexico 1861-Oa FR 8 reales

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Ponterio sale 155, lot 6416
photo courtesy Ponterio & Associates

This specimen was lot 6416 in Ponterio sale 155 (Baltimore, November 2010), where it sold for $920. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. Oaxaca. 8 Reales, 1861-FR. Small 'A' inside 'O' mint mark. Die style of 1861-1862. Without dots after denomination and mint mark. A similar example hammered for $1,200 in Ponterio Auction #143. PCGS MS-62." The SCWC lists this mintmark as scarcer than the plain 1861-O; both are tough.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 g, .903 fine silver, .786 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM-377.11, DP-Oa06.

Source:

  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, and Kent Ponterio, The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Bowers and Merena, 2010.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Dunigan, Mike, and J. B. Parker, Resplandores: Cap and Ray 8 Reales of The Republic of Mexico, 1823-1897, Beverly Hills, CA: Superior Stamp & Coin, 1997.
  • Elizondo, Carlos A., Eight Reales and Pesos of the New World, San Antonio, TX: 1968.
  • Raymond, Wayte, The Silver Dollars of North and South America, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1964.

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