Mexico 1835/3-Do RM 1/2 escudo

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from the San Dimas Collection
Mexico 1835Do medio escudo rev JS.jpg

The specimen shown is one of a series struck 1833-64 at Durango. Long[1] notes this date as common for the mint. All known specimens are the overdate and feature the "French" style eagle unique to the Durango mint.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.38 g, .903 fine silver, .099 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 378.1.

Source:

  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Long, Richard A., Gold Coins of the Early Mexican Republic, 1823-1873, North Bend, OR: Wegferd Publications, 2004.

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