The March 19 Spotlight: Mexico World Coins Showcase Auction from Heritage Auctions presents a high-quality selection of issues spanning the Colonial to the Estados Unidos eras. This auction is anchored by the Steel City Collection of Republican Gold Pesos, the highest-ranked set in its category on the NGC Registry. Also of note is a comprehensive assortment of Mexico City Mint errors and a rarified selection of fractional Reales.
An individual highlight of this auction is lot 23074, a “Hookneck” 8 Reales 1823 Mo-JM AU55 PCGS, Flat-Top 3 variety. This is a desirable example of this first-year Republic 8 Reales, with just a handful of examples grading higher across certification companies. A peek through our archives shows that this is the second finest problem-free example we have ever offered. This coin exhibits exhibiting eager luster that activates a dramatic spectrum tone in the fields, making for stellar eye appeal.
Some of the other outstanding offerings in this auction include:
- Ferdinand VI 8 Reales 1748/7 Mo-MF MS61 NGC, Mexico City mint, KM104.1, Cal-470
- Charles III 8 Reales 1771 Mo-FM MS61+ NGC, Mexico City mint, KM105, Cal-1103
- Charles III gold 8 Escudos 1783 Mo-FF MS60 NGC, Mexico City mint, KM156.2, Cal-2014
- Ferdinand VII 8 Reales 1813 Mo-JJ MS63 NGC, Mexico City mint, KM111
- Republic 8 Reales 1868 O-AE MS65 NGC, Oaxaca mint, KM377.11, Ornate 6 variety
- Republic Mint Error – Double Struck 8 Reales 1880 Ga-FS AU55 NGC, Guadalajara mint, KM377.6
- Republic gold Peso 1888 Zs-Z MS66 NGC, Zacatecas mint, KM410.6, Fr-164
- Estado Unidos “Caballito” Peso 1913 MS65 NGC, Mexico City mint, KM453
Heritage encourages you to view the many interesting offerings in this auction and place your bids at Coins.HA.com. Bidding continues through the live session, scheduled for Sunday, March 19 at 7 PM CT.