Mexico 1872-Ga C 10 pesos

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Stack's Bowers ANA sale, lot 1284
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This specimen was lot 1284 in Stack's Bowers ANA auction (Chicago, August 2014), where it sold for $4,553.13. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. 10 Pesos, 1872-GaC. NGC MS-64. Lightly toned, lustrous and attractive. Reverse is somewhat prooflike." The Guadalajara mint struck this type 1870-81 and 1891 and all the dates are scarce to rare.

Recorded mintage: 780.

Specification: 16.92 g, .875 fine gold, .476 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-133; KM-413.4.


  • 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, 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.
  • 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.

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