20 Centavos

Features

Issuer Mexico
Period United Mexican States (1905-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1905-1914
Value 20 Centavos (0.20 MXP)
Currency Peso (1863-1992)
Composition Silver (.800)
Weight 5 g
Diameter 22 mm
Thickness 1.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 13835
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 435
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Coat of arms with legend at top and wreath at bottom.

Lettering: ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS

Translation: United States of Mexico

Reverse

Radiant liberty cap at top. Value at center with mint mark at base between 2 and 0. Date under it, supported by wreath.

Lettering:
LIBERTAD
20
M
CENTAVOS
1913

Translation:
20 Cents
Mexico City Mint
1913

Edge

Reeded - sets of two lines.

20 Centavos -  obverse

© jasanche

Mints

M Casa de Moneda de México, Mexico, Mexico (1535-date)
M United States Mint, New Orleans, United States (1835-1942)

Comments

Comparison between 1907 curve (usually looks like a double-punched date, probably due to a corrected or re-used die) and straight (clean hit with 7 as two lines in perfect angle) variants:



Although minted from dies provided by the Mexico Mint, with the Mo mintmark, there were 5,434,699 coins minted in 1907 in the New Orleans Mint.  This is the only coin minted in the New Orleans Mint for a foreign government.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1905 M 2 565 000 $ 4.19 25%
1906 M 6 860 000 $ 4.53 $ 8.73 $ 9.24 43%
1907 M 5 435 000 34% Curved "7"--minted in New Orleans
1907 M 4 000 000 $ 6.90 22% Straight "7"
1908 M 350 000 4% Very rare
1910 M 1 135 000 8%
1911 M 1 150 000 7%
1912 M 625 000 7% Rare
1913 M 1 000 000 9%
1914 M 1 500 000 10%

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