Mexico 1-CENTAVO (KM415)
Mexico 1-CENTAVO (KM415)

Mexico 1-CENTAVO (KM415) Northern Caracara

The Golden Eagle is the official bird and symbol of Mexico, and its imagery dates back to pre-Colombian codices of the Aztecs. However, it is very likely that the actual bird is the Northern Caracara, a falcon.

This bronze centavo was issued from 1905 through 1949. There was also a slightly smaller version issued in 1915 (along with the 1915 issue of the coin shown here). Not sure why they would do that.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 19.9 mm
  • Composition: Bronze
  • CAT#: KM415

Obverse Legend

ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS

Reverse Legend

1 C

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