Mexico 1884-Ga AH 8 reales

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Ponterio sale 135, lot 577

Shown is an 1884GaAH 8 reales, one of a type struck 1825-97. This specimen was lot 577 in Ponterio sale 135. Assayer AH is recorded at the Guadalajara mint for the years 1884-85. Assayer TB is also known for 1884. The mintage is not recorded but the date is common. The Guadalajara mint, opened in 1812 during the War of Independence, closed in 1895.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 g, .903 fine silver, .786 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 377.6.

Source:

  • 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.
  • Harper, David C. [Ed.], North American Coins & Prices, 17th Ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.

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