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Milled Pillar Coinage of Mexico City: History and Varieties


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This is a brief historical overview of the events leading up to the first milled coinage minted in the Americas, at the Mexico City mint in 1732, and through to the final year of issue in 1771. The overview is followed by a synopsis of the denominations, varieties, and notable rarities of this famous coin type. Presenting: Brad Yonaka, collector, numismatic researcher, and author. This presentation was part of the 2020 Newman Numismatic Portal Sympsosium, held virtually, August 28-30, 2020.
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