Mexico 1870-Go S 20 pesos

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from the Stack's Bowers 2017 ANA sale, lot 21220
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This specimen was lot 21220 in Stack's Bowers ANA Auction (Denver, CO, August 2017), where it sold for $1,880. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. 20 Pesos, 1870-GoS. NGC MS-62. Lustrous with a slightly weak but above average strike. Bright with nice reflective surfaces." This type was struck at Guanajuato 1870-1900 and the 1870 is considered a common date.

Recorded mintage: 3,250.

Specification: 33.84 g, .875 fine gold, .952 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-124; KM-414.4.


  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2017 Denver ANA Auction: Ancients, Selections from The Richard Stuart Collection & World Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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