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Features

Country Mexico (Estados Unidos)
Period United Mexican States (1905-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1970-1983
Value 1 Peso (1 MXP)
Currency Peso (1905-1992)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 9.0 g
Diameter 28.98 mm
Thickness 1.77 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 11-15-1995
References KM# 460,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 70
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

National Arms (Eagle on cactus facing left with snake in beak above wreath), with the inscription forming a semicircle above it

Lettering: ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS

Translation: United Mexican States

Reverse

Value with portrait of José Maria Teclo Morelos y Pavón to the left

Lettering:
UN PESO
Mo
1981

Edge

Milled

Mint

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

Comments

This series has several variants (narrow/wide dates, thick/thin dates, open/closed 8s), some of which are described below.

1970


1975


1977
Thin date variety has wider space between numbers and coin's rim, space between sideburns and collar, lower mint mark with larger space between "M" and "o," different hair waves on back, knot on neckerchief, and ornamentation in the neck with "heart-shape" trim (opposite to the "M-shaped" ones in the normal issue).


1978
Open "8" variety has no knot on neckerchief and a higher mint mark.


1979
Thick date variety has less detail on hair at back and on the neck ornaments, wrinkles on neckerchief are fused in a single one near halfway to the back, while on the thin date they stay as two until the very tip.


1980


1981


1983

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1970 Mo 102,715,000 1.02 0.90 0.25 0.32 0.38 0.70 0.78 23% narrow date
1970 Mo 0.76 4% wide date
1971 Mo 426,222,000 0.08 0.14 0.26 0.41 0.60 0.63 0.75 53%
1972 Mo 120,000,000 0.26 0.49 0.52 0.30 0.71 22%
1974 Mo 63,700,000 0.40 0.31 0.96 14%
1975 Mo 0.31 0.27 0.36 0.31 13% short wide date
1975 Mo 205,979,000 0.76 1.78 0.59 0.56 17% tall narrow date
1976 Mo 94,489,000 0.18 0.32 0.51 0.54 15%
1977 Mo 94,364,000 0.83 0.52 0.52 11% thick date
1977 Mo 0.47 0.47 6% thin date
1978 Mo 208,300,000 0.36 0.11 0.45 0.38 0.77 1.18 21% closed 8
1978 Mo 55,140,000 0.59 2.11 8% open 8
1979 Mo 3% thick date
1979 Mo 117,884,000 0.36 0.30 0.60 0.75 12% thin date
1980 Mo 1.0% closed 8, open 9
1980 Mo 318,800,000 0.36 0.41 0.47 0.26 20% closed 8, wide date
1980 Mo 23,865,000 1.44 4% open 8
1981 Mo 1.8% closed 8, closed 9
1981 Mo 413,349,000 0.77 0.44 0.20 0.49 0.71 1.04 19% closed 8, narrow date
1981 Mo 58,616,000 1.18 0.60 1.07 6% open 8, wide date
1982 Mo 235,000,000 0.30 0.30 0.54 0.80 14% closed 8
1982 Mo 1.3% open 8 (at the base)
1983 Mo 3% narrow date
1983 Mo 0.7% open 8
1983 Mo 1,051,000 0.4% Proof
1983 Mo 0.10% Proof, open 8 (at the base)
1983 Mo 100,000,000 1.10 0.59 6% wide date

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