Mexico 1883-Zs Z 5 pesos

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Goldberg sale 78, lot 2837
photo courtesy Goldberg Coins and Collectibles
from the Mountain Groan Collection
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The first specimen was lot 2837 in Goldberg sale 78 (Los Angeles, January 2014), where it sold for $705. The catalog description[1] noted, "Mexico. 5 Pesos, 1883-Zs S. Republic. Scales and Liberty cap. Reverse: Eagle. NGC graded MS-62." This type was struck at the Zacatecas mint 1874-75, 1877-78, 1883, 1888-89 and 1892.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 8.46 g, .875 fine gold, .238 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-147; KM-412.7.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
  • 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.
  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Yifu Che and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg sale 78: the pre-Long Beach Auction, Ancient and World Coins, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, 2014.

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