Difference between revisions of "Mexico 1753-Mo M real"

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This date is one of a series struck 1747-1760 for Ferdinand VI.  It is considered somewhat scarce.  Gilboy[1] lists no varieties for the date.
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This date is one of a series struck 1747-1760 for Ferdinand VI.  It is considered somewhat scarce.  Gilboy<sup>[1]</sup> lists no varieties for the date.
  
 
Mexican numismatists hotly debate which side of the coin constitutes the obverse.  Gilboy depicts the shield side as the obverse as that side bears the king's name.  However, auction catalogs and dealer listings more frequently use the pillars and globes side as the obverse, as that side bears the date.
 
Mexican numismatists hotly debate which side of the coin constitutes the obverse.  Gilboy depicts the shield side as the obverse as that side bears the king's name.  However, auction catalogs and dealer listings more frequently use the pillars and globes side as the obverse, as that side bears the date.
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''Source:''  
 
''Source:''  
* [1] Gilboy, Frank F., ''The Milled Columnarios of Central and South America: Spanish American Pillar Coinage, 1732 to 1772'', Regina, Saskatchewan: Prairie Wind Publishing, 1999.
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* <sup>[1]</sup>Gilboy, Frank F., ''The Milled Columnarios of Central and South America: Spanish American Pillar Coinage, 1732 to 1772'', Regina, Saskatchewan: Prairie Wind Publishing, 1999.
 
* Harper, David C., ed., ''North American Coins & Prices: A Guide to U. S., Canadian and Mexican Coins, 17th Ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.
 
* Harper, David C., ed., ''North American Coins & Prices: A Guide to U. S., Canadian and Mexican Coins, 17th Ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.
 
* Harris, Robert P., ''Pillars & Portraits,'' San José, CA: Bonanza Press, 1968.  
 
* Harris, Robert P., ''Pillars & Portraits,'' San José, CA: Bonanza Press, 1968.  

Revision as of 19:22, 19 May 2010

This date is one of a series struck 1747-1760 for Ferdinand VI. It is considered somewhat scarce. Gilboy[1] lists no varieties for the date.

Mexican numismatists hotly debate which side of the coin constitutes the obverse. Gilboy depicts the shield side as the obverse as that side bears the king's name. However, auction catalogs and dealer listings more frequently use the pillars and globes side as the obverse, as that side bears the date.

Specification: 3.38 grams, .917 fine silver, .099 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Gilboy M-1-26, KM 76.1.

Source:

  • [1]Gilboy, Frank F., The Milled Columnarios of Central and South America: Spanish American Pillar Coinage, 1732 to 1772, Regina, Saskatchewan: Prairie Wind Publishing, 1999.
  • Harper, David C., ed., North American Coins & Prices: A Guide to U. S., Canadian and Mexican Coins, 17th Ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.
  • Harris, Robert P., Pillars & Portraits, San José, CA: Bonanza Press, 1968.

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