Viva Los #WCWednesdays

Category: Uncategorized, Coins, Facts, For Sale Published on 02 Sep, 2013 Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Hello, hello. For today’s #WCWednesday we will be taking a look at a 1946 Mexican 50 Pesos Gold Cenetenario.



The obverse features the Angel of Independence, with a laurel wreath in her right hand, and broken chains in her left. These coins were first minted in 1921 to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of their independence from Spain. The mountains in the background are actually two of Mexico’s most famous volcanos-  Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl… obviously.



The reverse of the coin displays the Mexican coat of arms- a golden eagle perched on a cactus with a serpent in its beak. The Centenario contains 1.20565 troy ounces of gold, and you can have one of your own to add to your world coin collection!

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