This coin has the republican rays, surrounded by the inscription ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS (United Mexican States) and, in the exergue, the denomination and the mint year with six stars aside, the rarest variety in its type. On the front, there is the legend MUERA HUERTA (May Huerta Die), an expression of the Northern Revolutionaries hatred against Victoriano Huerta. Ferdinand VI milled colonial coin, 8 escudos, 1748. Ferdinand VI colonial coin (8 escudo, 1748, M° mint mark, assayers initial M, pelucona, second type, gold).
The gold colonial coins minted under the name of Phillip V and Ferdinand VI are known as peluconas due to the large characteristic wigs wore by both monarchs. In this case, it is an aureus 8-escudo piece minted under Ferdinand VI name, and on its obverse there is the figure of the king dressed with a suit of armor and a tunic, the inscription FERDND VI D G HISPAN ET IND REX (Ferdinand VI in the grace of God, King of Spain and the Indies) and, in the exergue, the mint year. This type of coin was struck from 1748 to 1751.
Oaxaca State revolutionary coin, 60 pesos, 1916. Free and Sovereign State of Oaxaca revolutionary coin (60 peso, 1916, Oaxaca, gold). In June 1915, the state of Oaxaca reassumed its sovereignty due to the political instability prevailing in the country at the time. It was then that the governor José Inés Dávila ordered the minting of its own coins. The typical piece of this issuance was the 60-peso gold coin, which on its obverse depicts the portrait of Benito Juárez, surrounded by a wreath and by the inscription ESTADO L.
In addition to this piece, 1-, 2-, 5-, 10- and 20-peso coins as well as 1-, 3-, 5-, 10-, 20- and 50-cent coins were produced. The metals used were gold, silver, and copper.
Royalist provisional coin from Oaxaca, 8 reales, 1812, big lion. Royalist provisional coin (8 real, 1812, Oaxaca, león grande big lion, silver).During the War of Independence, the scarcity of coins was one of many problems the authorities in New Spain had to face. To resolve it, royalist general Antonio González Sarabia ordered the minting of coins in Oaxaca. One of those coins was this piece, which on its reverse has eight cross-shaped spades or San Andrés-type spades and, at the center, a fierce lion staring to the right. On the same year, 8-, 1- and ½-real coins were minted in silver. Charles IV counterstamped colonial coin, 8 reales, 1806, British Guiana countermark. At the center, the obverse of a Charles IV counterstamped colonial coin, 8 reales, 1806, bust type, minted in Mexico, with British Guiana countermark. Charles IV colonial coin (8 real, 1806, British Guiana counterstamped, silver). One of the pieces that had wider acceptance was the Mexican one, which was validated with counter-stamps by the colonial authorities. This piece has the British Guiana counter-stamp, which consists of a punched hole or stamp with the new value of three guilders 3G. The center was extracted from the coin to obtain another one of smaller denomination (3 bits). Republican ¼ real coin, 1834, letter A. At the center, the reverse of a Republican ¼ real coin, copper, 1834, letter A. Republican coin (1/4 real, 1834, M° mint mark, assayers initial A, copper).
The lack of coins was a recurrent problem for the working classes during the first post-Independence decades in Mexico. The minting of copper quarter-real coins contributed to solve this situation. However, since they were frequently counterfeited and minted with no restrictions, they had a depreciated value and this brought new economic problems to the country.The reverse of this piece has the ¼-real denomination on the center, surrounded by a two-palm neat line. Underneath and in a semicircle, the M° mint mark, the essayers initial A, and the mint year. We reserve the right to cancel orders that do not meet the listing requirements.
We do not sell to international buyers, but will consider all requests. The item "2014 Heritage Numismatico 6 coin set Treasure Coins of Mexico 4th Set" is in sale since Saturday, January 10, 2015.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\North & Central America\Mexico\Mexico (1905-Now)". The seller is "mexicancoinbroker" and is located in Houston, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.
925 silver core