Mexico 1868-Mo CH 8 escudos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Mexico 1868Mo 8 escudos rev DSLR.jpg

The specimen shown is the last of a series struck 1824-69 at the Mexico City mint. That mint struck all denominations, silver, gold and copper. This date is common, tho many dates are rare. Assayer PH is also known for the year; Long[1] notes it as more common than assayer CH.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 grams, .875 fine gold, .76 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM 383.9.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Long, Richard A., Gold Coins of the Early Mexican Republic, 1823-1873, North Bend, OR: Wegferd Publications, 2004.
  • 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.

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