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Milled Bust Coins
Mexico City

Milled bust coins "bust or portrait dollars" were minted at the Mexico City mint from 1772 until 1821, when Mexico won its independence from Spain.  Like the milled pillar dollar, bust dollars circulated throughout the world, even serving as legal currency in the United States until 1857.   Mexico City coins are easily identified by their mintmark, an M with a small o above.

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8 Reales
Item#:  9129
Denomination:  8 reales
Mint:  Mexico
Assayer:  TH
Weight:  26.8 grams
Diameter: 1.6 inches

Price:  $265.00  BUY ITEM

 

Milled Bust type, Charles IV, dated 1805, choice very fine condition, full diameter and nice weight, nicely toned.  Struck during the time period of Lewis and Clark's expedition to the north western wilderness.

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