Mexico 1852-Zs OM 8 reales

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Stack's Bowers ANA sale, lot 30733
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This specimen was lot 30733 in Stack's Bowers ANA auction (Chicago, August 2014), where it sold for $111.63. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. Zacatecas. 8 Reales, 1852-ZsOM. ANACS AU-58 Details--Cleaned." The Zacatecas mint opened in 1810 and closed in 1905. The SCWC lists no overdates or varieties and notes this date as common, but choice examples always bring a premium. Assayer OM is listed for 1831-55.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

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

Catalog reference: KM-377.12; DP-Zs32.

Source:

  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, The August 2014 Chicago ANA Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the David O'Harrow Collection, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Dunigan, Mike, and J. B. Parker, Resplandores: Cap and Ray 8 Reales of The Republic of Mexico, 1823-1897, Beverly Hills, CA: Superior Stamp & Coin, 1997.
  • 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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