Mexico 1890-As L 10 centavos

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left: 1886Cn 10¢, right: 1890As 10¢
from the Mountain Groan Collection

The regular issue ranged 1869-97 from City, Guanajuato, San Luis Potosi, Zacatecas, Chihuahua, Culiacan, Guadalajara, Alamos, Hermosillo, Durango and even Oaxaca. Alamos issued this type 1874-93. This date is fairly common for the mint tho priced substantially higher than a Mexico City issue. It is paired in the image with an 1886 ten centavos from Culiacan, notable for having a muled eagle die from the gold 2½ pesos.

Recorded mintage: 40,000.

Specification: 2.707 g, .903 fine silver, .078 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 403.

Source:

  • 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.

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