Mexico 1890-Go R 5 centavos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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from the San Dimas Collection
Mexico 1890Go 5 centavos rev JS.jpg
from the San Dimas Collection
Mexico 1890Go 5 centavos rev JS2.jpg

Shown is an 1890GoR five centavos, of a type struck at the Guanajuato mint 1869-1897. This issue is one of the plentiful dates, even in nice condition. Other mints include Hermosillo, Culiacan, Durango, Zacatecas, Chihuahua, Potosi, Guadalajara, Oaxaca, Alamos and Mexico City. An overdate, 1890/5, is recorded for the year with an overassayer, R/S.

Specification: 1.35 g, .903 fine silver, .039 troy oz ASW.

Mintage: 250,000.

Catalog reference: KM 398.5.

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.

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