Mexico 1872-Zs H 2-1/2 pesos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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The type is also recorded from Culiacan, Durango, Guanajuato, Alamos, Hermosillo and Zacatecas but Mexico City is by far the most prolific issuer. The series, never popular, ended in 1893. Zacatecas issued this type 1872-73, 1875, 1877 and 1888-90 with the 1872 being the most often seen.

Recorded mintage: 1,300.

Specification: 4.23 g, .875 fine gold, .119 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM 411.6.

Source:

  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • 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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