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This specimen was lot 11329 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $323. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "MEXICO. Alamos. Centavo, 1881-As. NGC VF Details--Environmental Damage. Some light porosity." This date is scarce. The minting of large size copper centavos was suspended in 1882 in favor of a small copper-nickel issue. When the new type was rejected by the populace, the old type was resumed in 1886.
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This specimen was lot 11329 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $323. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "MEXICO. Alamos. Centavo, 1881-As. NGC VF Details--Environmental Damage. Some light porosity." This date is scarce. The minting of large size copper centavos was suspended in 1882 in favor of a small copper-nickel issue. When the new type was rejected by the populace, the old type was resumed in 1886. The SCWC records only four dates fro this mint: 1875, 1876, [[Mexico 1880-As centavo|1880]] and 1881 (shown here).
  
''Recorded mintage:'' ___,000.
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''Recorded mintage:'' unknown.
  
 
''Specification:'' 8 g, copper, 25 mm diameter, reeded edge.  
 
''Specification:'' 8 g, copper, 25 mm diameter, reeded edge.  
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* [[Mexico 1880-As centavo|1880-As centavo]]
 
* [[Mexico 1881-Ho centavo|1881-Ho centavo]]
 
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* [[Mexico 1881-Mo centavo|1881-Mo centavo]]
 
* [[Mexico 1881-Mo centavo|1881-Mo centavo]]

Revision as of 18:41, 27 December 2012

Ponterio sale 169, lot 11329
Mexico 1881As centavo rev Ponterio 169-11329.jpg

This specimen was lot 11329 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $323. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. Alamos. Centavo, 1881-As. NGC VF Details--Environmental Damage. Some light porosity." This date is scarce. The minting of large size copper centavos was suspended in 1882 in favor of a small copper-nickel issue. When the new type was rejected by the populace, the old type was resumed in 1886. The SCWC records only four dates fro this mint: 1875, 1876, 1880 and 1881 (shown here).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 8 g, copper, 25 mm diameter, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM-391.

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.
  • Krause, Chester L., and Colin R. Bruce II, Standard Catalog of World Coins: Spain, Portugal and the New World, Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.

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