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[[Image:Mexico 1878A 25 centavos rev WmC.jpg|300px|thumb|from the Big Orange collection]]
 
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This specimen is a slightly scarce date of a series struck 1874-90 at the Alamos mint. This twenty-five centavos piece replaced the two reales struck since colonial times. It, in turn, was replaced by a smaller twenty centavos piece in 1898.
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This specimen is a slightly scarce date of a series struck 1874-90 at the Alamos mint. This twenty-five centavos piece replaced the two reales struck since colonial times. It, in turn, was replaced by a smaller twenty centavos piece in 1898.  
  
 
''Specification:'' 6.77 g, .903 fine silver, .196 troy oz ASW.
 
''Specification:'' 6.77 g, .903 fine silver, .196 troy oz ASW.
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* [[Mexico 1878-Do E 10 centavos|1878-D<sup>O</sup> E 10 centavos]]
 
* [[Mexico 1878-Do E 10 centavos|1878-D<sup>O</sup> E 10 centavos]]
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* [[Mexico 1878-Pi H 10 centavos|1878-P<sup>I</sup> 10 centavos]]
 
* [[Mexico 1878-Pi H 10 centavos|1878-P<sup>I</sup> 10 centavos]]
 
* [[Mexico 1878-Cn D 25 centavos|1878-C<sup>N</sup> 25 centavos]]
 
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* [[Mexico 1878/7-Zs S/A 5 pesos|1878-Z<sup>S</sup> 5 pesos]]
 
* [[Mexico 1878/7-Zs S/A 5 pesos|1878-Z<sup>S</sup> 5 pesos]]
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* [[Mexico 1878-Do E 10 pesos|1878-D<sup>O</sup> 10 pesos]]
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* [[Mexico 1878-Cn G 20 pesos|1878-C<sup>N</sup> 20 pesos]]
 
* [[Mexico 1879-A L 25 centavos|1879-A L 25 centavos]]
 
* [[Mexico 1879-A L 25 centavos|1879-A L 25 centavos]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1878]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1878]]

Latest revision as of 18:07, 24 May 2020

from the Big Orange collection
from the Big Orange collection

This specimen is a slightly scarce date of a series struck 1874-90 at the Alamos mint. This twenty-five centavos piece replaced the two reales struck since colonial times. It, in turn, was replaced by a smaller twenty centavos piece in 1898.

Specification: 6.77 g, .903 fine silver, .196 troy oz ASW.

Recorded mintage: 25,000.

Catalog reference: KM 406.

Source:

  • 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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