Mexico 1895-Cn AM 8 reales

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This specimen was lot 1470 in Stack's "Vermuele, Ward & Mexico Maxico" sale (New York, January 2010), where it sold for $345. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. Republic. 8 Reales, 1895 Cn AM. Culiacan. Eagle on cactus. Rv. Cap in rays, Resplandor. A Gem example of one of the last dates of this branch mint. Bright silver lustre. MS-65 (NGC)." The Culiacan mint struck eight reales 1846-97 and is one of the abundant mints for that denomination; this date is common in all grades.

Recorded mintage: 1,834,000.

Specification: 27.07 g, .903 fine silver, .786 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 377.3.

Source:

  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
  • [1]Kraljevich, John, and Frank Van Valen, The Vermuele, Ward & Mexico Maxico Collections, New York: Stack's, 2009.
  • 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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