MEXICO
My long article on Mexican coinage

MEXICO, GUERRERO-MICHOACAN, Post-classic "Tarascan," c. 1250-1540 AD, "tajadera" hoe money, copper-arsenic alloy,  ~200x65mm, highly curled rather than flat, 2 incipient but not yet actual splits, decent edges, $48.00 sold
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272-126. MEXICO, Carlos & Juana, silver 1 real CCT-170, late series, c. 1542-72, L-M, rather excellent VF-XF $205.00 sold
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276-321. MEXICO, 8 reales K45 ND (1640?) from wreck of Concepcion, 1641), corroded, polished, aG $100.00 sold 2/18/2010
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MEXICO, silver 8 reales Calico-667, K47 1714-Mo(J), from 1715 plate fleet, in 14 carat gold bezel, total weight 50.8g, so ~0.45 ozT of gold, with certificates, autograph photo of Ernie Richards, & autographed book on fleet by Robert Weller, coin edges appear to have been smoothed, otherwise decent F $600.00 sold
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MEXICO, silver 8 reales Calico-881, K47a 1729-MoR cleaned VG $300.00
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MEXICO, silver 8 reales K105 1760-MM VG $155.00 sold
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MEXICO, silver 8 reales K105 1760-MM F+/F $195.00 sold
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MEXICO, silver 8 reales K105 1764-MF cleaned aVF $160.00 sold
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MEXICO, silver 1/2 real K68 1768-MoM cleaned aF $31.00 sold 5/18/2009
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MEXICO, silver 4 reales K97.2 1774-FM F $100.00 sold 1/22/2007
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MEXICO, silver 4 reales K101 1809-HJ F $135.00 sold 7/3/2008
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272-135. MEXICO, 8 reales K106.2 1775-FM chops, big edge nick, stains, F $53.00 sold 9/27/2010
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272-136. MEXICO, 8 reales K106.2 1777-FM chops, VG $53.00 sold
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272-137. MEXICO, 8 reales K106.2 1784-FM some minor crust spots, cl F $110.00 sold 2/11/2009
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MEXICO, 8 reales K106.2 1785-FM aG $60.00
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272-138. MEXICO, 8 reales K106.2 1787-FM chops, polished VF $67.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-139. MEXICO, 8 reales K106.2 1787-FM aVF chops $81.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-141. MEXICO, 8 reales K109 1794-FM chops, polished F $58.50 sold 2/11/2009
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272-142. MEXICO, 8 reales K109 1794-FM aVF $118.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-143. MEXICO, 8 reales K109 1796-FM chops, stains, G $57.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-144. MEXICO, 8 reales K109 1797-FM flaw on cheek, 2.5 small scratches, nice F+ $75.00 sold 11/17/2008
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272-145. MEXICO, 8 reales K109 1797-FM chops, scratches, aVF $104.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-146. MEXICO, 8 reales K109 1797-FM nice aVF $131.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-147. MEXICO, 8 reales K109 1798-FM chops, stains, cleaned VF $72.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-148. MEXICO, 8 reales K109 1798-FM old hairline scratch from shoulder to sideburn, cleaned VF $111.00 sold 2/11/2009
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MEXICO, Carlos IV, silver 8 reales, K109, 1794, edge bump, F/VG $72.00 sold
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MEXICO, silver 8 reales K109 1795 F $79.00 sold
Things like this were the normal coins found in circulation in the early United States, not the rare homemade coins from the Philadelphia mint.
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272-149. MEXICO, 8 reales K109 1800-FM chops, F $63.00 sold 2/11/2009
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274-318. MEXICO, silver 8 reales K109 1802-FT chops, dark F $65.00 sold 2/11/2009
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MEXICO, silver  8 reales K109 1803-FT VG $67.00 sold
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MEXICO, silver 8 reales K109 1805/4 VF $105.00 sold 2/11/2009
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274-319. MEXICO, silver 8 reales K109 1806-TH edge flaw, VF $85.00 sold 2/11/2009
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MEXICO, silver 8 reales K109 1806 VF $105.00 sold 2/11/2009
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MEXICO, silver 8 reales K109 1808 VF $75.00 sold
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MEXICO, copper 1/4 real K64 1816 2/4, VF $75.00
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272-273. MEXICO, 8 reales K109 1802-FT chops, polished F $61.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-274. same, chops, VF $91.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-274a. same, chops, scratch, VF $81.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-275. MEXICO, 8 reales K109 1803-FM cleaned VG $66.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-276. MEXICO, 8 reales K109 1804-TH chops, stains, cleaned F $63.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-277. MEXICO, 8 reales K109 1805-TH chops, polished aVF $61.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-278. same, nice VG $56.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-279. same, nick, F $81.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-280. same, scruffy VF $120.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-281. MEXICO, 8 reales K109 1807-TH chops, dark cleaned VG $56.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-282. same, dark, cleaned VG $62.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-283. same, cleaned F+ $72.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-284. MEXICO, 8 reales K109 1808-TH grafitti, cleaned VG $59.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-285. MEXICO, 8 reales K110 1809-HJ imaginary bust, chops, cleaned F $61.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-286. MEXICO, 8 reales K110 1810-HJ imaginary bust, corrosion rev., cleaned F $47.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-287. 8 reales K110 1810-HJ imaginary bust, chop, dark F $63.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-288. MEXICO, 8 reales K111 1813-IJ unimportant edge flaw, VF $131.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-289. MEXICO, 8 reales K111 1815-JJ scratch in field in front of face, aVF $110.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-290. MEXICO, 8 reales K111 1816-JJ crude, cleaned, dark VG $54.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-291. MEXICO, 8 reales K111 1818-JJ scratches, aG $41.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-292. MEXICO, 8 reales K111 1818-JJ crude F $66.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-293. MEXICO, 8 reales K111 1818-JJ crude aVF $86.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-294. MEXICO, 8 reales K111 1819-JJ dark VG $57.00 sold 2/11/2009
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272-295. MEXICO, 8 reales K111 1820-JJ shallow stress marks on neck, cleaned VF $66.00 sold 2/11/2009
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277-454. MEXICO, 8 reales K111 1808-JJ date wrong for this type, coin is 35mm, 22.5g, a cute contemporary counterfeit, scratches, "aG" $42.00 sold 8/16/2009
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MEXICO, Iturbide, silver 1/2 real K301 1822 VG $36.00 sold 5/16/2008
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Iturbide coins are popular, the nice looking little ones are rare.  The emperor spent most of the country's money on parties.
 
 
 
 
 

MEXICO, Iturbide, silver 2 reales K303 1823 mount marks on cheek & behind head, F $30.00
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MEXICO, REPUBLIC, silver 1/2 real K370.11 1855/3-ZsOM crude AU $65.00
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MEXICO, REPUBLIC, 1 real K372.6 1868/7-GoYF, contemporary counterfeit, crude G $16.00
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MEXICO, silver 8 reales, K377.13, 1826-ZsAO, VF $350.00 sold
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MEXICO, MAXIMILIAN, 5 centavos K385 1864-G VG $38.00
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MEXICO, REPUBLIC, 1 centavo K391.6 1890-Mo subdued red choice Unc $75.00
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MEXICO, REPUBLIC, silver 10 centavos K403.9 1883-PiH hole, cleaned VF $65.00 sold
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A rare coin, hundreds of dollars in the catalogs.  Too bad about the hole.
 
 
 
 

MEXICO, REPUBLIC, silver 50 centavos K407.2 1885/3-CnM/G XF $100.00 sold 3/11/2009
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MEXICO, REPUBLIC, silver 50 centavos K407.6 1869-MoC few tiny edge nicks, XF $80.00
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MEXICO, REPUBLIC, silver 1 peso K408.1 1871/11-CnP cleaned, toned XF $75.00 sold
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MEXICO, REPUBLIC, gold 1 peso K410.5 1872-MoM/C prooflike XF-AU $160.00 sold
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MEXICO, GUERRERO, 2 pesos K643 1914, supposed to be a trace of gold in this coin, edge flaw, crude XF $75.00 sold
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MEXICO, GUERERRO, Taxco, 5 centavos K668 1915 edge bumps, cleaned VF $36.00 sold
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274-681. MEXICO, PUEBLA, Chiconcuatla, 20 centavos K757 1915 TRANSITORIO, crude, r&b AU $55.00
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276-970. MEXICO, ESTADOS UNIDOS, 1 centavo K416 1915 Zapata issue, weak breast as usual, XF $50.00
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277-903. MEXICO, ESTADOS UNIDOS, 1 centavo K415 1911 wide date, tiny spot, XF-AU $26.00
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275-1135. MEXICO, ESTADOS UNIDOS, 1 centavo K415 1916 edge nick, few tiny green spots, aXF $120.00
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MEXICO, ESTADOS UNIDOS, 5 centavos K422 1927 2 small spots, red & brown Unc $65.00
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277-905. MEXICO, ESTADOS UNIDOS, 10 centavos K428 1913 Unc $35.00
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MEXICO, ESTADOS UNIDOS, 10 centavos K429 1919 rainbow toned AU $31.00
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MEXICO, ESTADOS UNIDOS, 20 centavos K439 1951 red & brown Unc $75.00
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277-909. MEXICO, ESTADOS UNIDOS, 1 peso K453 1913 Unc $250.00
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274-665. MEXICO, 1 peso K455 1920 NGC MS63, IMO it has no bagmarks, but is only AU $75.00 sold 4/6/2009
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MEXICO, ESTADOS UNIDOS, 1000 pesos K-Pn247 1991 Atlan 22mm Cu-Ni-AL BU $62.00
There are apparently several different reverse dies for this pattern showing minor variations of the placement of the elements.
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