Mexico 1898-Go R 5 centavos

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from the San Dimas Collection
Mexico 1898Go 5 centavos rev JS.jpg

Shown is an 1898GoR five centavos, of a type struck at the Guanajuato mint 1898-1900. This issue is one of the plentiful dates, even in nice condition. It is only known with the gold peso obverse. Other mints include Culiacan, Zacatecas and Mexico City.

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

Mintage: 180,000.

Catalog reference: KM 400.1.


  • 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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