Mexico 1898-Mo M 5 pesos

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Ponterio sale 169, lot 11024
Mexico 1898Mo 5 pesos rev Ponterio 169-11024.jpg

This specimen was lot 11024 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $1,150. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. 5 Pesos, 1898-MoM. RARE date, only 376 struck. Cleaned long ago, short field scratch. ALMOST UNCIRCULATED."

Recorded mintage: 376.

Specification: 8.46 g, .875 fine gold, .238 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM 412.6, Fr-139.

Source:

  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • 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.

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