Mexico 1885-As L 50 centavos

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from the San Dimas Collection
from the San Dimas Collection

Shown is a balance scale fifty centavos, of a type struck 1869-1895. This issue from Alamos is a slightly better date for the mint, which produced the type intermittently 1875-88. The SCWC lists this date as 1885-As/Ho L. Other mints include Hermosillo, Mexico City, Durango, Culiacan, Chihuahua, Guanajuato, Zacatecas and Potosi.

Specification: 13.54 g, .903 fine silver, .393 troy oz ASW.

Recorded mintage: 21,000.

Catalog reference: KM 407.


  • 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.

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