Mexico 1873-Ga IC 8 reales

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Stack's Bowers 2019 Collector's Choice sale, lot 72508
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This specimen was lot 72508 in Stack's Bowers Collector's Choice sale (Santa Ana, CA, October 2019), where it sold for $144. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. 8 Reales, 1873/1-Ga IC. Guadalajara Mint. PCGS Genuine--Chopmark, EF Details Gold Shield. A wholesome piece, exhibiting some moderate circulation though a good deal of vibrant toning and the noted chopmark on the cap. From the Sonoran Sunset Collection." This overdate is not listed in the SCWC. The regular date is slightly scarce but not rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

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

Catalog reference: KM-377.6; DP-Ga52.

Source:

  • 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.
  • [1]Orsini, Matt, Richard Ponterio and Kyle Ponterio, The October 2019 Collector's Choice Sale: World and Ancient Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2019.

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