Mexico 1874-Zs centavo

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Ponterio sale 169, lot 11368
Mexico 1874Zs centavo rev Ponterio 169-11368.jpg

This specimen was lot 11368 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $235. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. Zacatecas. Centavo, 1874/3-Zs. NGC EF-45 BN. Toned." Zacatecas was generally a prolific mint but not for bronze centavos. The overdate merits a slight premium.

Recorded mintage: 685,000.

Specification: 8 g, copper, 25 mm diameter, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM-391.9.


  • 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, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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