Mexico 1891-Mo M 5 centavos

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from the San Dimas Collection
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Shown is an 1891MoM five centavos, of a type struck at the Mexico City 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 Guanajuato.

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

Mintage: 1,030,000.

Catalog reference: KM 398.7.

Source:

  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Utberg, Neil S., The Coins of Mexico, 1536-1963, San Antonio, TX, 1963.

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