Mexico 1882-Go S 20 pesos

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 Collector's Choice sale, lot 71284
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This specimen was lot 71284 in Stack's Bowers Collector's Choice sale (Santa Ana, CA, May 2018), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. 20 Pesos, 1882-GoS. NGC MS-62. From a mintage of only 4,020 pieces. Second finest certified at NGC, none at PCGS. Sharply struck and brilliant." The Guanajuato mint struck twenty peso gold pieces 1870-1900 in sufficient quantity to be the second commonest mint after Mexico City.

Recorded mintage: 4,020.

Specification: 16.92 g, .875 fine gold, .476 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-124; KM-414.4.

Source:

  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
  • Harper, David C. [Ed.], North American Coins & Prices, 17th Ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The May 2018 Collector's Choice Sale, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.

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