1 Peso

Features

Issuer Mexico
Period Federal Republic (1823-1905)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1869-1873
Value 1 Peso (1 MXP)
Currency Peso (1863-1992)
Composition Silver (.903)
Weight 27.073 g
Diameter 37 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 15043
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 408
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

National arms; eagle with snake in beak standing on cactus in the middle of lake. With legend at top and oak and laurel wreath at bottom. With date under it.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA MEXICANA
1873

Translation:
Mexican Republic
1873

Reverse

Scales of justice with radiant liberty cap at top, and law scroll below crossed by sword. With value, mint, assayer's initial and fineness at bottom.

Lettering:
LIBERTAD
LEY
UN PESO Gᴼ S. 902.7

Translation:
Liberty
Law
1 Peso, Guanajuato S .9027

Edge

Reeded

Mints

Cn Casa de Moneda de Culiacán, Mexico (1846-1905)
Go Casa de Moneda de Guanajuato, Mexico (1810-1905)
Mo Casa de Moneda de México, Mexico, Mexico (1535-date)
Zs Casa de Moneda de Zacatecas, Mexico (1812-1905)

Comments

NOTE: Diameter variations with different mints, not more than 1.5mm.

Mints:
KM#408 - CH - Chihuahua
KM#408.1 - Cn - Culiacan
KM#408.2 - Do - Durango
KM#408.3 - Ga - Guadalajara
KM#408.4 - Go - Guanajuato
KM#408.5 - Mo - Mexico City
KM#408.6 - Oa - Oaxaca
KM#408.7 - Pi - San Luis Potosi
KM#408.8 - Zs - Zacatecas

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1869 Mo C 1.7% KM#408.5
1869 Mo M 0.9% KM#408.5 with large LEY on the scroll = pattern
1869 Oa E 1.7% KM#408.6
1870 Cn E 1.7% KM#408.1
1870 Do P $ 5991 1.3% KM#408.2
1870 Ga C 0.9% KM#408.3 ultra rare
1870 Mo C 5 115 000 6% KM#408.5 overdate variety exists
1870 Mo M 3% KM#408.5
1870 OA E 3% KM#408.6 large "A"; very rare
1870 Oa E 1.7% KM#408.6 small "a"
1870 Pi A 0.9% KM#408.7 very rare
1870 Pi G 2% KM#408.7
1870 Pi H 0.9% KM#408.7 contemporay counterfeits
1870 Pi O 1.7% KM#408.7
1870 Pi S 0.9% KM#408.7 very rare
1870 Zs H 4 519 000 4% KM#408.8
1871 Cn P 478 000 3% KM#408.1 overdate variety exists
1871 Do P 427 000 1.3% KM#408.2
1871 Ga C 829 000 0.9% KM#408.3
1871 Go S 3 946 000 11% KM#408.4 overdate variety exists
1871 Mo M 6 974 000 $ 42 $ 44 $ 87 $ 209 17% KM#408.5 overdate variety exists
1871 OA E 3% KM#408.6 large "A"
1871 Oa E 140 000 0.9% KM#408.6 overdate variety exists; rare
1871 Oa E 0.9% KM#408.6 small "a"
1871 Pi G 0.9% KM#408.7
1871 Pi O 2 103 000 4% KM#408.7 overdate variety exists; rare
1871 Zs H 4 459 000 6% KM#408.8
1872 CH M 747 000 3% KM#408
1872 CH P 2% KM#408 ultra rare
1872 Cn P 209 000 1.3% KM#408.1 overdate variety exists
1872 Do P 296 000 1.7% KM#408.2
1872 Do PT 1.3% KM#408.2 very rare
1872 Ga C 485 000 1.7% KM#408.3
1872 Go S 4 067 000 13% KM#408.4
1872 Mo C 0.9% KM#408.5 overdate variety exists
1872 Mo M 4 801 000 $ 24 $ 66 $ 182 28% KM#408.5 overdate variety exists
1872 OA E 4% KM#408.6 large "A"
1872 Oa E 180 000 2% KM#408.6 small "a"
1872 Pi O 1 873 000 4% KM#408.7
1872 Zs H 4 039 000 9% KM#408.8
1873 CH M 320 000 3% KM#408 overdate variety exists
1873 CH P 1.3% KM#408
1873 Cn P 527 000 0.9% KM#408.1 narrow date
1873 Cn P 1.3% KM#408.1 wide date
1873 Do P 203 000 0.9% KM#408.2
1873 Ga C 277 000 2% KM#408.3 overdate variety exists
1873 Go S 1 560 000 10% KM#408.4 overdate variety exists
1873 Go/Mo S/M 1.7% KM#408.4
1873 Mo M 7% KM#408.5
1873 Oa E 105 000 3% KM#408.6
1873 Pi H 2% KM#408.7
1873 Pi O 893 000 4% KM#408.7
1873 Zs H 1 782 000 5% KM#408.8 overdate variety exists

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 Peso
Heritage Auctions
2021 October 28 - 29 World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction 3093
Lot 30087
Internet Archive
Oct 28, 2021 1870 Do P – KM#408.2 UNC
(NGC MS64)
USD 6600.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 Peso
Heritage Auctions
2021 August 19 - 20 ANA WFOM World & Ancient Coins Platinum Night Signature Auction 3094
Lot 30087
Internet Archive
Aug 19, 2021 1870 Do P – KM#408.2 UNC
(NGC MS64)
USD 6600.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 Peso
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232138
Lot 64527
Internet Archive
Sep 22, 2021 1871 Cn P – KM#408.1 overdate variety exists AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 660.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 Peso
Heritage Auctions
The Lake County Collection World & Ancient Coins Monthly Online Auction 271941
Lot 40265
Internet Archive
Oct 13, 2019 1871 Do P – KM#408.2 UNC
(PCGS MS62)
USD 1440.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 Peso
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232115
Lot 63536
Internet Archive
Apr 14, 2021 1871 Mo M – KM#408.5 overdate variety exists UNC
(NGC MS61)
USD 468.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 Peso
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232053
Lot 65454
Internet Archive
Dec 30, 2020 1871 Mo M – KM#408.5 overdate variety exists AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 192.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 Peso
Heritage Auctions
Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auction 231920
Lot 63314
Internet Archive
May 16, 2019 1872 Cn P – KM#408.1 overdate variety exists AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 384.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 Peso
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231938
Lot 63391
Internet Archive
Sep 19, 2019 1872 Ga C – KM#408.3 AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 348.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 Peso
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232126
Lot 61588
Internet Archive
Jun 30, 2021 Undetermined UNC
(PCGS MS61)
USD 960.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 Peso
Heritage Auctions
The Lake County Collection World & Ancient Coins Monthly Online Auction 271941
Lot 40267
Internet Archive
Oct 13, 2019 Undetermined UNC
(PCGS MS61)
USD 720.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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