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50 Pesos Mexican Centenario gold coin

The Mexican Centenario has a purity of 21.6 carats and is one of the oldest gold coins in the world. The Mexican Centenario or Mexican 50 Pesos, is a special investment coin, issued on the 100th anniversary of the independence of Mexico (1921).

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The Mexican Centenario also known as the Mexican 50 Pesos, is a historic gold bullion coin first minted in 1921 to commemorate the 100th anniversary (the "Centenario") of the independence of Mexico. The Mexican Centenario gold coin is strikingly beautiful and is in fact 20% larger than the popular 1 Troy ounce American Eagle gold coin.

Between 1921 and 1947 almost 8.5 million Mexican Centenario coins were produced. Between 1949 and 1972, approximately 4 million of these gold coins were minted, all of which carry the year 1947. In 1996, a very special and limited production of only 300 coins with the year 1947 were additionally minted.

Mexican Centenario: A coin of beauty

The Mexican Centenario has one of the most impressive designs of all the gold coins on the market today. The front of the coin shows the winged Liberty, with the legendary volcanoes Popocatepetl and Ixtaccihautl in the background. The year 1821 refers to the first year of Mexico's independence from Spanish occupiers. On the back of the gold Centenario the national emblem of Mexico is depicted: an eagle with a snake in its beak. The edge of the coin is stamped with the words: “Independencia y libertad”.


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Manufacturer Casa de Moneda de México
Country of origin Mexico
Metal Gold
Fineness 916 / 22 karat
Weight of precious metal 37.5 gram
Quality Circulated
Year Random
Face value MXN 50
Diameter (mm) 37.1
Thickness (mm) 2.6
Package Coin cover
Certificate No
Delivery time Not available

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