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Mexico City, Mexico, 2 reales, Charles-Joanna, "Early Series," assayer P to left, mintmark M to righ

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Cobs - Mexico Silver Start Price:2,500.00 USD Estimated At:2,500.00 - 3,750.00 USD
Mexico City, Mexico, 2 reales, Charles-Joanna,  Early Series,  assayer P to left, mintmark M to righ
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Mexico City, Mexico, 2 reales, Charles-Joanna, "Early Series," assayer P to left, mintmark M to right, very rare. N-20; S-M4; CT-122. 6.7 grams. Shield side with oPo-oMo with dots inside the o's (what Nesmith called "rondules-in-annulets"), with similar dots (but doubled, one on top of the other) in the legends; pillars side with right-leaning rhomboid panel with PLVS behind pillars, double (dotted) o's outside the pillars and smaller o's on corners. Choice strike with full legends and bold inner details, XF, with light toning on part of shield side. Note: P-M (for which N-20 is the only variety) is far rarer than M-P in 2R. Pedigreed to the "Golden Fleece" wreck Research Collection (our Auction #4, lot 199), and to the Kent Ponterio collection (Ponterio auction of August, 2009, lot #9090).