Mexico 1880-Ca MG 8 reales
This specimen was lot 6217 in Ponterio sale 155 (Baltimore, November 2010), where it sold for $207. The catalog description noted, "MEXICO. Chihuahua. 8 Reales, 1880-MG. Tall narrow initials and oval '0' in date. BRILLIANT UNCIRCULATED." The Chihuahua mint struck eight reales 1831-95. Many of the early dates are rare but this one is fairly common. Mintmasters AV (rare), PM (very rare), MG and MM are all recorded for 1880.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 27.07 g, .903 fine silver, .786 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 377.2, DP-Ca62.
- Ponterio, Richard, and Kent Ponterio, The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Bowers and Merena, 2010.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Dunigan, Mike, and J. B. Parker, Resplandores: Cap and Ray 8 Reales of The Republic of Mexico, 1823-1897, Beverly Hills, CA: Superior Stamp & Coin, 1997.
- Elizondo, Carlos A., Eight Reales and Pesos of the New World, San Antonio, TX: 1968.
- Raymond, Wayte, The Silver Dollars of North and South America, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1964.
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- 1880-As centavo
- 1880-Go centavo
- 1880-Ho 5 centavos
- 1880-CH G 10 centavos
- 1880-Go 25 centavos
- 1880-As 50 centavos
- 1880-Ho 8 reales
- 1880-Mo peso oro
- 1880-Do 10 pesos
- 1880-Go 20 pesos
- 1880-AS 8 reales
- 1880-Ca PM 8 reales
- 1880-Mo 2½ pesos
- 1882-Ca 8 reales
- Coins and currency dated 1880
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