Mexico 1905-C centavo

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Ponterio sale 169, lot 11373
Mexico 1905Cn centavo rev Ponterio 169-11373.jpg

This specimen was lot 11373 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $1,469. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. Culiacan. Centavo, 1905-C. NGC MS-64 BN. Sharply struck." This date, struck in the final year of operation of the Culiacan mint, is rare. This type is available in brown uncirculated but may not exist with mint red. Centavos of the Estados Unidos design (KM 416) were also struck in 1905.

Recorded mintage: 100,000.

Specification: copper, plain edge.

Catalog reference: KM-394.


  • 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, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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