Mexican 20 Peso Gold Coin 1/2 troy ounce pure gold


C$823.54

The first Mexican 20 peso coin was introduced in 1917. Obverse has the coat of arms of Mexico with the state title "ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS". Reverse has the value and year of minting partially surrounded by branches. The first of these coins were minted until 1920 and reintroduced in 1959 through 1961. 11 million coins were minted.

Mexican gold pesos are minted of .900 fine gold and are available in the following denominations: 50 pesos (1921-31, 1944-47, 1949-72), which contains 1.2057 troy ounces of pure gold and measures 37.08mm in diameter; 20 pesos (1917-21, 1959, 1960-71), which contains .4823 troy ounces of pure gold and measures 27.43mm in diameter; 10 pesos (1905-08, 1910, 1916-17, 1919-20, 1959, 1961-72), which contains .2411 troy ounces of pure gold and measures 22.5mm in diameter; 5 pesos (1905-07, 1910, 1918-20, 1955-72), which contains .1205 troy ounces of pure gold and measures 19.05mm in diameter; 2.5 pesos (1919-20, 1944-48, 1951-72), which contains .0602 troy ounces of pure gold and measures 15.6mm in diameter; and, finally, in 2 pesos (1919-20, 1944-48, 1951-72), which contains .0482 troy ounces of pure gold and measures 13mm in diameter.

Miguel Gregorio Antonio Ignacio Hidalgo y Costilla Gallaga Mondarte Villasenor was born on 8th May 1753, and died on 30th July 1811. He was also known as Cura Hidalgo ("Priest Hidalgo"), was a Mexican Roman Catholic priest and revolutionary rebel leader, and is regarded as the founder of the Mexican War of Independence movement; who fought for independence against Spain in the early 19th century.

Mexican 20 Peso Gold Coin 1/2 troy ounce of pure gold

Specifications:

Face Value: 20 Peso

Issue: Varies

Composition: 90% gold, 10% silver

Weight Gross (g): 16.67

Pure gold weight: 0.4823 troy ounce

Diameter(mm): 27.43mm

Thickness(mm): 1.02mm

Finish: Circulation


  • Model: 11
  • Shipping Weight: 0.48230001 troy oz


This product was added to our catalog on Monday 19 May, 2014.