Mexico 1874-Ho R 25 centavos

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from the Big Orange collection
from the Big Orange collection

This specimen was struck at Hermosillo, the first date of a type struck there 1874-90. The SCWC also records 1874/64 and 1874/69 overdates in addition to the regular date, which is fairly common. Many dates of the balance scale twenty-five centavos are unknown in high grade.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 6.77 g, .903 fine silver, .196 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 406.6.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.

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