Mexico 1822-Go JM 8 reales

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Aureo sale 238, lot 68
This specimen was lot 68 in Aureo & Calicó sale 238 (Barcelona, November 2011), where it sold for 306 euro (about US$485 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"1822. Guanajuato. JM. 8 reales. Pátina. Muy buen ejemplar para esta ceca. Rara así. EBC-. (eight reales of 1822, Guanajuato mint. Toned, very nice example for this mint, rare thus, about extremely fine.)"
The Guanajuato mint was opened in 1812 by the royalists during the Mexican war of independence and operated until 1900. It struck eight reales with the portrait of Ferdinand VII 1812-13 and 1821-22; the later dates were struck after independence. Many are very crude.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 g, .903 fine silver, .786 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Cayón-16065, Cal. 454, KM 111.4.


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  • Calicó, Xavier, Numismática Española: Catálogo General con Precios de Todas las Monedas Españolas Acuñadas desde Los Reyes Católicos Hasta Juan Carlos I, 1474 a 2001, Barcelona: Aureo & Calicó, 2008.
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  • Elizondo, Carlos A., Eight Reales and Pesos of the New World, San Antonio, TX: 1968.
  • Raymond, Wayte, The Silver Dollars of North and South America, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1964.

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