The Gold Mexico 5 Pesos Coin, produced during the early 1900s, holds a face value of 5 Pesos and contains .1205 troy ounces of gold in 19 mm diameter. These coins are available in 5 other denominations (2, 2.5, 10, 20, and 50 pesos). Adding this coin to your collection is a great cost-efficient way to increase gold holdings in your portfolio. This iconic gold coin has grown vastly in popularity due to its collectability and value.
- Contains 0.1205 troy oz. of gold.
- Gross weight of 4.1666 grams with .900 fineness.
- Coins ship protected in sleeves.
- Obverse: Displays a Mexican eagle perched on top of a prickly pear cactus, with a rattlesnake in its beak.
- Reverse: Inscribed with “Cinco Pesos” and features a profile of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla with the mint date to its side.
- Issued by Banco de México from 1905 – 1955.
The obverse features a striking depiction of Mexico’s national emblem – the golden eagle perched on a cactus, with a defeated rattlesnake hanging from its beak. This dramatic scene perfectly captures the spirit and legacy of the nation. Etched above this is Mexico’s formal name “Estados Unidos Mexicanos”, or “United Mexican States”.
The reverse displays “Cinco Pesos” surrounding the lower rim, with an honorable profile of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, the Father of Mexican Independence, at its center.
With its iconic imagery and cultural significance, the Gold Mexico 5 Pesos coin makes a valuable addition to any collection.
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