Mexico 1868-Go YF real

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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the Stack's Bowers 2020 NYINC sale, lot 23240
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This specimen is the final date of a series struck 1826-68 at the Guanajuato mint. Unlike most issues, this date is common in all grades, including uncirculated. The SCWC lists only the overdate, 1868/7, and no normal date. The second specimen was lot 23240 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2020), where it sold for $264. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. Real, 1868/7-Go YF. Guanajuato Mint. NGC MS-64+. A bold overdate. Well struck with cartwheel luster and a bare hint of toning."

Specification: 3.38 g, .903 fine silver, .098 troy oz ASW.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Catalog reference: KM 372.6.


  • Harper, David C. [Ed.], North American Coins & Prices, 17th Ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.
  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
  • [1]Orsini, Matt, Richard Ponterio and Kyle Ponterio, The January 2020 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2019.

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