Mexico 50-CENTAVOS (KM447)
Mexico 50-CENTAVOS (KM447)

Mexico 50-CENTAVOS (KM447) 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.

Between 1905 and 1983, Mexico issued nine different 50-centavos coins. The first five were silver, each getting progressively smaller. This is the third issue, containing .1929 ounces of silver.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 27 mm
  • Composition: 0.7200 Silver
  • CAT#: KM447

Obverse Legend

ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS

Reverse Legend

50 CENTAVOS

Edge Legend

INDEPENDENCIA Y LIBERTAD

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