2 Centavos "Zapata Issue" reduced weight


Issuer Mexico
Period United Mexican States (1905-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1915
Value 2 Centavos (0.02 MXP)
Currency Peso (1863-1992)
Composition Bronze
Weight 3 g
Diameter 20 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized 19 October 1916
Number N# 19394
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 420
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.


National arms.



Olive crown surrounding most of the coin, with mint mark at center bottom and date at top on the only free space. At center the value for the coin in a monogram fashion.






A one-year type, these pieces were struck during a short period in July of 1915, while the revolutionary forces of Emiliano Zapata were in control of the Mexico City mint. As with the companion 1 centavo issue, it is smaller than the standard issue coin.

Minted only in July 1915. Declared illegal, and to be destroyed, October 19, 1916.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1915 Mo 487 000 $ 20 $ 14 Rare.

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