2 Centavos

2 Centavos - obverse2 Centavos - reverse

© Numismatica Quetzalcoatl (Gabriel Herrera) (CC BY)

Features

Issuer Mexico
Period United Mexican States (1905-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1905-1941
Value 2 Centavos (0.02 MXP)
Currency Peso (1863-1992)
Composition Bronze
Weight 6 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 10140
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 419,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 13
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

National arms with legend at top.

Script: Latin

Lettering: ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS

Translation: United Mexican States

Reverse

Date at top and monogram value within wreath. With mint mark at bottom.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
1941

Mo

Translation:
1941
2 Centavos

Edge

Smooth

2 Centavos -  obverse

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Comments




Example of an "Inverted 6" variety (6 in date was first struck inverted and then a second strike with the correct alignment was made, but it is easy to appreciate the original inverted 6 under it, specially in the empty space between the top and the "belly" of the number):


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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1905 Mo 50 000 2%
1906 Mo 9 998 000 $ 10 $ 10 $ 10 9% Inverted "6"; see comments
1906 Mo 10% Narrow date; see comments; 5,000,000 pieces were struck at the Birmingham Mint
1906 Mo $ 5.00 $ 10 11% Wide date; see comments
1920 Mo 1 325 000 6%
1921 Mo 4 275 000 $ 2.00 $ 2.00 14%
1922 Mo $ 4800 1.0%
1924 Mo 750 000 5%
1925 Mo 3 650 000 $ 0.97 $ 1.50 $ 1.80 $ 6.80 $ 10 14%
1926 Mo 4 750 000 $ 0.92 $ 1.30 $ 4.30 21%
1927 Mo 7 250 000 $ 0.87 $ 1.50 $ 3.90 30%
1928 Mo 3 250 000 $ 0.77 $ 1.80 $ 4.90 16%
1929 Mo 250 000 $ 440 2%
1935 Mo 1 250 000 $ 1.00 $ 2.10 9%
1939 Mo 5 000 000 $ 1.40 $ 1.40 $ 1.40 $ 1.40 30%
1941 Mo 3 550 000 $ 0.96 $ 1.40 19%

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 2 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 2 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232001
Lot 61367
Internet Archive
Nov 30, 1 BC 1905 Mo UNC
(NGC MS63 Red and Brown)
USD 840.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 2 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
The Lake County Collection World & Ancient Coins Monthly Online Auction 271941
Lot 40283
Internet Archive
Oct 13, 2019 1905 Mo XF
(NGC XF40 Brown)
USD 204.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 2 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 2 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 2 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
2021 October 28 - 29 World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction 3093
Lot 34974
Internet Archive
Oct 28, 2021 1922 Mo AU
(NGC AU50 Brown)
USD 5040.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 2 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 2 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 2 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
2021 August 19 - 20 ANA WFOM World & Ancient Coins Platinum Night Signature Auction 3094
Lot 34974
Internet Archive
Aug 19, 2021 1922 Mo AU
(NGC AU50 Brown)
USD 5040.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 2 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 2 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 2 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232037
Lot 62403
Internet Archive
Sep 9, 2020 1929 Mo UNC
(PCGS MS62 Brown)
USD 1140.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 2 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 2 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 2 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232150
Lot 63519
Internet Archive
Dec 9, 2021 1929 Mo AU
(PCGS AU58)
USD 504.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 2 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 2 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 2 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231944
Lot 65356
Internet Archive
Oct 31, 2019 1929 Mo AU
(NGC AU55 Brown)
USD 408.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 2 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
The Lake County Collection World & Ancient Coins Monthly Online Auction 271941
Lot 40284
Internet Archive
Oct 13, 2019 1935 Mo UNC
(NGC MS64 Red and Brown)
USD 99.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 2 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 2 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 2 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231949
Lot 61350
Internet Archive
Dec 5, 2019 Undetermined UNC The lot includes several items.

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