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2½ Pesos

2½ Pesos -  obverse2½ Pesos -  reverse

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Features

Country Mexico (Estados Unidos)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1918-1948
Value 2 1/2 Pesos (2.5 MXP)
Currency Peso (1905-1992)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 2.0833 g
Diameter 15.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 463
  • 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.

Obverse

The old arms of Mexico with the country name above

Lettering: ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS

Translation: United Mexican States

Reverse

Bust of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla facing left dividing the denomination and the date to the right

Lettering: DOS Y MEDIO PESOS * 1945

Translation: Two and a Half Pesos

Edge

Reeded with a unique pattern

Mint

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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1918  1,704,000 4%
1919  984,000 1.4%
1920  607,000 1.8% overdate variety exists
1944  20,000 376.26 1.8%
1945  180,000 142.06 142.44 21% 1945 original strikes
1945  5,025,087 89.42 117.65 110.11 102.36 64% 1951-1972 restrikes (dated 1945)
1945  6% 1996 Matte restrike (dated 1945)
1946  163,000 1.1%
1947  24,000 0% very rare
1948  63,000 3%

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