Mexico 100-PESOS (KM493)
Mexico 100-PESOS (KM493)

Mexico 100-PESOS (KM493) Northern Caracara

This 100-peso piece (1984-1992) shows the eagle in a semi-stylized mode. On some coins, the eagle becomes very stylized.

The reverse features Venustiano Carranza de la Garza, a leader in the Mexican Revolution and President of Mexico from 1917 to 1920. A bunch of army generals had him killed before he left office, because he insisted he should be succeeded by a civilian, and not one of them. Good idea, but too much for the generals to bear.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 26.5 mm
  • Composition: Aluminum-Bronze
  • CAT#: KM493

Obverse Legend

ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS

Reverse Legend

$100

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