This 1896 8 Reales is an absolutely spectacular type example. This coin features nice, unblemished surfaces with incredible luster and an exemplary strike for the type.
- Contains a nominal .7859 oz of pure Silver.
- Population of only 15, with a mere 3 known finer at NGC.
- NGC encapsulation offers protection and guarantees the gem uncirculated condition of the coin.
- Obverse: The national coat of arms of Mexico, featuring an eagle atop a cactus, clenching a snake in its mouth.
- Reverse: A radiant Phrygian cap, bearing the legend "Libertad." Legend containing denomination, mintmark, date, assayer initials, and purity.
- Purity is denominated in the archaic system prevalent before the rise of metric units. As seen on this coin, "10 Ds., 20Gs" refers to 10 dineros, 20 granos, or .9028 fine.
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The ubiquitous 8 Reales is frequently offered in a variety of conditions, but they become scarce in Gem condition. Even among coins graded at this level, this particular example is a stand-out. The original, undisturbed surfaces display great luster, and the coin features a much stronger strike than typical. Adding visual appeal, the obverse features die polish and some stunning die breaks among the rays. Add this exceptional Mexican 8 Reales coin to your cart today!