Mexico 1891-Zs Z 10 pesos
This specimen is one of a series struck at the Zacatecas mint 1874-93. It was one of a group of thirteen sold at the 1998 ANA sale. Another, probably from the same group, was lot 12392 in Heritage sale 296 (New York, July 2002), where it sold for $1,092.50. Mintage figures are not a reliable indicator of rarity for this type due to the accidents of hoarding; many low mintage issues are readily available while other high mintage issues are very rare.
Recorded mintage: 1,930.
Specification: 16.92 g, .875 fine gold, .476 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: KM 413.8, Fr-138.
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- Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.