Mexico 1875-Cn centavo

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Ponterio sale 169, lot 11330
Mexico 1875Cn centavo rev Ponterio 169-11330.jpg

This specimen was lot 11330 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $1,292. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. Culiacan. Centavo, 1875-Cn. PCGS MS-63 RB. Small cud at 11 o'clock. Luster still around devices, considerable mint red." This date turns up occasionally, like the 1876-CN, but rarely this nice. An 1875/4 overdate is recorded.

Recorded mintage: 153,000.

Specification: 8 g, copper, 25 mm diameter, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM-391.1.


  • 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, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Meyer, Greg, The Republic One Centavo, 1841-1905, San Antonio, TX: Nopalitos Publishing, 2010.

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