Mexico 1875-Ga centavo

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Mexico 1875Ga centavo rev 600.jpg

This specimen is one of a type struck in Mexico 1869-81 and 1886-97. Guadalajara struck this type 1872-81 amd 1889-90 only. On the few occasions when centavos from this mint turn up, they are generally in wretched condition like the example shown here. Alamos, Culiacan, Guanajuato, Hermosillo, Mexico City, Oaxaca and Zacatecas also struck centavos in 1875. No mintmasters' initials appear on the copper coinage.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

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

Catalog reference: KM 391.3.

Source:

  • 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.
  • 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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