(sold for $19.0)

Description:
CoinWorldTV

1872, Mexico (2nd Republic). Silver Peso "Scales Dollar" Coin. Guanajuato!

Mint Year: 1872
Denomination: Peso
Mint Mark: Go (Guanajuato).
Reference: 1872-GoFR, KM-404.4.
Condition: A few edge hits, minor circulation marks in reverse, otherwise VF-XF!
Material: Silver (.9027)
Weight: 26.86gm
Diameter: 38mm

Obverse: Illuminated Phrygian cap with "libertad" inscription, above scales, sword and scroll.
Legend: UN PESO Go S. 902.7

Reverse: Eagle with a snake in its beak, standing on isle with a cactus plant, surrounded by water. Date and wreath below.
Legend: REPUBLICA MEXICANA (terminated by olive and oak branches) 1872

Guanajuato is actually a relatively small city with less than 100,000 inhabitants. Its importance lay in the large silver mines located nearby. These mines resulted in great quantities of provincial coins being minted. Guanajuato also played a major role in Mexico's independence movement. Father Miguel Hidalgo began the 1821 insurrection there.

The peso was originally the name of the eight-real coins issued in Mexico by Spain. These were the so-called Spanish dollars or pieces of eight in wide circulation in the Americas and Asia from the height of the Spanish Empire until the early 19th century. After Mexico gained its independence in 1821, the new government continued the Spanish monetary system of 16 silver reales = 1 gold escudo, with the peso of 8 reales the largest silver coin. Paper money was also issued, denominated in pesos.

Only 1$ shipping for each additional item purchased!

type to read more
Price
This coin has been sold for   $19.0

Notes: http://www.ebay.com/itm/371518946300 2016-01-03

Page Cache: http://st.coinshome.net/page-cache/1809dff90dda4e2ba193a9a0ce398eb4.html
Online collections - Toolbar
Posted by: anonymous
2015-12-28
 
Additional views:
2017-08-11 - New coins
New coins from CoinWorldTV on Ebay.com.
One of them is
1780, Empress Maria Theresa. Silver Thaler Coin. (1850-1900s) Old Re-Strike! Mint Place ...
2017-08-11 - New coins
New coins from CoinWorldTV on Ebay.com.
One of them is
CoinWorldTV 1794, Milan, Emperor Francis II. Silver Scudo "delle Corone" Thaler Coin. VF- ...
You may be interested in ...
Market
Dynasty tree and coins
Check yourself!

Coin Puzzle
Coins Prices