20 Pesos

Features

Issuer Mexico
Period United Mexican States (1905-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1985-1990
Value 20 Pesos (20 MXP)
Currency Peso (1863-1992)
Composition Brass
Weight 5.85 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 2.48 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 15 November 1995
Number N# 1081
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 508,
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# 84
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The national emblem of Mexico (a Mexican golden eagle perched on a prickly pear cactus devouring a snake above a half-wreath of oak and laurel below and the legend forming the upper semicircle)

Script: Latin

Lettering: ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS

Translation: United Mexican States

Reverse

Guadalupe Victoria (1st Mexican President) and 5 points above (20 in Braille).

Scripts: Braille, Latin

Lettering:
$20
Mo
1985
G VICTORIA

Translation:
20 Pesos
Mo
1985
Guadalupe Victoria

Edge

Reeded

20 Pesos -  obverse

© Renato Lima

Mint

Mo Casa de Moneda de México, Mexico, Mexico (1535-date)
Mintmark of Casa de Moneda de México

Comments

Short (left) and long (right) serif examples. Look at number "1" tip and base.
There is a third variety in where the 5 has a coiled end at the bottom, and the G. VICTORIA is separated from the dots and a part of it is over the bust.

©erdvilla

Third variety (Coiled '5', Separated 'G', 'TORIA' over bust):

©TMS

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1985 Mo 25 000 000 $ 0.06 $ 0.30 $ 0.30 $ 0.30 $ 0.31 $ 0.63 $ 0.93 66% long serifs on 1
1985 Mo $ 0.14 $ 0.14 $ 0.21 $ 0.28 $ 0.28 $ 1.00 25% short serifs on 1
1986 Mo 10 000 000 3%
1988 Mo 355 200 000 $ 0.18 $ 0.32 $ 0.35 $ 0.50 26%
1989 Mo 289 100 000 $ 0.05 $ 0.13 $ 0.30 $ 0.30 $ 0.33 $ 0.88 $ 0.88 22%
1990 Mo 126 550 000 3%
1990 Mo 3 0.3% Proof

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