Mexico 1880-Cn centavo

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from the San Dimas Collection
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This issue from the Culiacan mint is priced about 50% more than a common date from the Mexico City mint. The Culiacan mint issued copper one centavos 1874-81 and 1897. It was also the only branch mint to issue the small size centavos. The mint closed in 1905.

Recorded mintage: 142,000.

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.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Meyer, Greg, The Republic One Centavo, 1841-1905, San Antonio, TX: Nopalitos Publishing, 2010.

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