Mexico 20-NUEVOS PESOS (KM561)
Mexico 20-NUEVOS PESOS (KM561)

Mexico 20-NUEVOS PESOS (KM561) Northern Caracara

Mexico underwent monetary reform in 1992, with one new peso equal to 1,000 old pesos. This new 20 peso coin is denominated as "N$ 20" (N for "new"). After 1995, the "new" designation was dropped. I was quite surprised to see actual silver being used in a common coin at the end of the 20th century, but here it is.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 31.9 mm
  • Composition: 0.925 Silver in Aluminum-bronze ring
  • CAT#: KM561

Obverse Legend

ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS

Reverse Legend

N$ 20 HIDALGO

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