Mexico 1863-Mo TH 8 reales

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Heritage sale 3015, lot 25325
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries
Ponterio sale 155, lot 6406, photo courtesy Stacks-Bowers LLC
photo courtesy Stacks-Bowers LLC

The first specimen was lot 25325 in Heritage sale 3015 (Long Beach, September 2011), where it sold for $632.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Republic 8 Reales 1863Mo-TH, MS64 NGC, sharply struck details with full mint luster." Most Mexico City mint issues are common and this one is no exception. It does not normally bring the price shown above. Assayer CH is also recorded for the date.

Recorded mintage: unknown but common.

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

Catalog reference: KM 377.10.


  • 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.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3015, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2011.

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