50 Pesos Centenario, with denomination

Features

Issuer Mexico
Period United Mexican States (1905-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Years 1921-1947
Value 50 Pesos (50 MXP)
Currency Peso (1863-1992)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 41.6666 g
Diameter 37 mm
Thickness 2.8 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 15038
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 481
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.

Commemorative issue

100th Anniversary of Independence from Spain

Obverse

National arms, eagle right.

Script: Latin

Lettering: ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS

Reverse

Winged Victory.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
50
PESOS
37,5 Gr.
ORO
PURO
1821 1929

Edge

Lettered (Krause says reeded)

Lettering: INDEPENDENCIA Y LIBERTAD

Comments

During 1949-1972, a total of 3,975,654 pieces were restruck, most likely dated 1947.

In 1996 matte restrikes were produced.

1943 dated coins omitted the denomination (50 pesos) and are listed as KM# 482 (click link below).

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1921  180 000 $ 3300 4%
1922  463 000 $ 2400 1.8%
1923  432 000 $ 2600 1.8%
1924  439 000 $ 2500 3%
1925  716 000 $ 2500 2%
1926  600 000 $ 2600 2%
1927  606 000 $ 3400 1.8%
1928  538 000 $ 2400 2%
1929  458 000 $ 2700 3%
1930  372 000 $ 2700 1.4%
1931  137 000 $ 3400 2%
1944  593 000 $ 2800 7%
1945  1 012 000 $ 2700 13%
1946  1 588 000 $ 2700 12%
1947  309 000 $ 1900 $ 2200 29%
1947  4 449 554 $ 1500 $ 2000 $ 2000 $ 2100 41% Restrikes (from 1949 onwards)

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as an indication only; they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging. Numista does not buy or sell coins or banknotes.

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)
Heritage Auctions
2022 November 2 - 4 World & Ancient Coins Platinum Session and Signature® Auction 3102
Lot 32803
Internet Archive
Nov 2, 2022 1921 UNC
(NGC MS63)
USD 4560.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)
Heritage Auctions
2022 May 5 - 7 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Session and Signature® Auction 3099
Lot 32262
Internet Archive
May 5, 2022 1921 UNC
(NGC MS64)
USD 4800.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232219
Lot 62639
Internet Archive
May 5, 2022 1921 UNC
(NGC MS64)
USD 3840.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232211
Lot 63594
Internet Archive
Mar 10, 2022 1921 UNC
(PCGS MS63)
USD 4200.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232211
Lot 63595
Internet Archive
Mar 10, 2022 1921 UNC
(NGC MS62)
USD 4200.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)
Heritage Auctions
2021 October 28 - 29 World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction 3093
Lot 34977
Internet Archive
Oct 28, 2021 1921 UNC
(NGC MS62)
USD 2640.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)
Heritage Auctions
2021 October 28 - 29 World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction 3093
Lot 31562
Internet Archive
Oct 28, 2021 1921 UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 4680.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)
Heritage Auctions
2021 August 19 - 20 ANA WFOM World & Ancient Coins Platinum Night Signature Auction 3094
Lot 34977
Internet Archive
Aug 19, 2021 1921 UNC
(NGC MS62)
USD 2640.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232049
Lot 61468
Internet Archive
Dec 2, 2020 1921 UNC
(PCGS MS63)
USD 2760.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)Picture 1 of a sold 50 Pesos (Centenario, with denomination)
Heritage Auctions
2020 August 5 - 7 World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction - Dallas 3085
Lot 31865
Internet Archive
Aug 5, 2020 1921 UNC
(NGC MS64+)
USD 4440.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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