Mexico 1873-Mo M 5 pesos

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from the Stack's Bowers 2017 ANA sale, lot 22833
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This specimen was lot 22833 in Stack's Bowers ANA Auction (Denver, CO, August 2017), where it sold for $616.88. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. 5 Pesos, 1873/2-MoM. PCGS MS-62 Secure Holder. Well struck and lustrous. From the Blue Moon Collection." This type was struck in Mexico City 1870-1905 and is the most plentiful mint.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 8.46 g, .875 fine gold, .238 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM-412.6; Fr-139.

Source:

  • 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.
  • 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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