Mexico 1854-Go PF 8 escudos

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Sincona sale 43, lot 3636
This specimen was lot 3636 in Sincona sale 43 (Zurich, October 2017), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Mexiko, Erste Republik, 1823-1864 8 Escudos 1854. PF-Guanajuato. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (first republic of Mexico, 1823-64, eight escudos of 1854, Guanajuato mint. Very fine-extremely fine.)"
The Guanajuato mint struck eight escudos 1825-70 and is one of the abundant mints for that denomination; most dates are common.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 g, .875 fine gold, .760 troy oz AGW, this specimen 27.05 g.

Catalog reference: KM 383.7, Fr-72.

Source:

  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Long, Richard A., Gold Coins of the Early Mexican Republic, 1823-1873, North Bend, OR: Wegferd Publications, 2004.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 9th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2017.
  • Utberg, Neil S., The Coins of Mexico, 1536-1963, San Antonio, TX, 1963.

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