Mexico 1880-As centavo

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This specimen is one of a type struck in Mexico 1869-81 and 1886-97. Alamos struck this type 1875-81 only and all the dates are scarce in nice condition. Guanajuato, Culiacan, Hermosillo, Zacatecas and Mexico City also struck centavos in 1880. No mintmasters' initials appear on the copper coinage.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

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

Catalog reference: KM 391.

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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