Mexico 1889-Ga centavo

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Ponterio sale 169, lot 11335
Mexico 1889Ga centavo rev Ponterio 169-11335.jpg

This specimen was lot 11335 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $345. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. Guadalajara. Centavo, 1889-Ga/MO. NGC MS-64 BN. Traces of mint luster. Nice strike." This date is scarce, particularly in nice condition. The Guadalajara mint issued this type 1872-81 and 1889-90.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 8 g, copper, 25 mm diameter, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM-391.3.

Source:

  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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