Mexico 1862-Mo CH 2 reales

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from Goldberg sale 93, lot 2257
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This specimen was lot 2257 in Goldberg sale 93 (Los Angeles, September 2016), where it sold for $235. The catalog description[1] noted, "Mexico. 2 Reales, 1862-Mo CH NGC MS64. Cap and rays. Couple of reverse hairlines. Brilliant mint luster. NGC graded MS-64." This date is common for the type but choice specimens are rare. The type was struck at Mexico City 1825-68 with assayer CH recorded for 1861-63 and 1867-68.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 6.77 g, .903 fine silver, .196 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM-374.10.

Source:

  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
  • Harper, David C. [Ed.], North American Coins & Prices, 17th Ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.
  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 93: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2016.

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