Mexico 1870-Do CP 8 reales

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Heritage sale 3064, lot 33487
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This specimen was lot 33487 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $264. The catalog description[1] noted, "Republic 8 Reales 1870/69 Do-CP MS62 NGC, Durango mint. Light silvery toning with a boldly struck liberty cap. Quite nice for a Durango issue." The overdates (1870/69 and 1870/9) are priced the same as the regular date. Assayer CP is listed for 1852-64, 1867-70, 1873, 1877.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

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

Catalog reference: KM 377.4.


  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3064, featuring the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2018.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • 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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