Mexico 1891-As ML 8 reales
The first specimen was lot 6200 in Ponterio sale 155 (Baltimore, November 2010), where it sold for $230. The catalog description noted, "MEXICO. Alamos. 8 Reales, 1891-ML. Light toning, sharply struck BRILLIANT UNCIRCULATED." The second specimen was lot 20523 in Ponterio sale 161 (Chicago, August 2011), where it sold for $747.50. The catalog description noted, "MEXICO. Alamos. 8 Reales, 1891-AsML. NGC MS-64." The Alamos mint struck eight reales 1864-95. Many of the early dates are rare but this one is common in all grades.
Recorded mintage: 533,000.
Specification: 27.07 g, .903 fine silver, .786 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 377, DP-As31.
- Ponterio, Richard, and Kent Ponterio, The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Bowers and Merena, 2010.
- Ponterio, Rick, et al., Ponterio sale 161: The Chicago ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's-Bowers, LLC, 2011.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- 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.
- Elizondo, Carlos A., Eight Reales and Pesos of the New World, San Antonio, TX: 1968.
- Raymond, Wayte, The Silver Dollars of North and South America, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1964.
- 1890-AS 8 reales
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- 1891-GO 5 centavos
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- 1891-ZS 5 centavos
- 1891-CA 8 reales
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- 1891-GA 8 reales
- 1891-OA 8 reales
- 1891-ZS 8 reales
- 1891-MO peso oro
- 1891-ZS 10 pesos
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