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Author Topic: some colonial pillars  (Read 5802 times)
acanthite
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« on: June 13, 2012, 08:09:03 AM »

Here are a few pieces I picked up recently, minted by the Spanish in Mexico City.

1764 8 reales, this is a rare variety of that date that has a slightly different crown utop the globes.  I don't think the seller recognized it, or the price would have been higher.


1767 1/2 real.  According to the information I've gathered on this series, 1767 is the second rarest year of the set (1732-1771).  There are no recorded mintages so the rarest dates are a matter of conjecture.  My conjecture is based on about 4 years collecting data.


1735 1/2 real, final digit is a 5/4.  Overdating was common in certain years for all pillar denominations, the year 1735 is a good example of that.



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« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2012, 09:09:42 AM »

More good stuff
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