Guatemala 1881-E 2 reales
This two reales is a variation on the familiar slouched liberty type struck 1879-99. The "E" on the reverse is an assayer's initial, not a mintmark. Several varieties exist for 1881; the one shown lacks a decimal point in the "0835" on the reverse.
Recorded mintage: 2,975,000.
Specification: 6.1 g, .835 fine silver, .166 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 154c.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Robinson, Charles, The Coins of Central America, 1733-1965, San Benito, TX: 1965.