20 Pesos Octavio Paz

Features

Country Mexico (Estados Unidos)
Period United Mexican States (1905-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2010
Value 20 Pesos
20 MXN = 1.00 USD
Currency New Peso (1992-date)
Composition Bimetallic: copper-nickel center in brass ring
Weight 15.945 g
Diameter 32 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 943
  • 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.

Commemorative issue

Nobel Prize for Literature 1990 - Octavio Paz

Obverse

In the center, the National Shield (Mexican Golden Eagle perched on a prickly pear cactus devouring a snake) in sculpted relief, with the inscription “ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS” (UNITED MEXICAN STATES) forming a semicircle above it.

Lettering: ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS

Translation: United Mexican States

Reverse

Octavio Paz

Lettering:
$20
OCTAVIO PAZ
2010 Ṁ
Premio Nobel de
Literatura
1990
”Todo es presencia, todos los siglos son este presente”
VEINTE PESOS

Translation:
Nobel Prize in Literature
"Everything is presence, all the centuries are this present"

Edge

Segmented: Reeded-Plain

20 Pesos (Octavio Paz) -  obverse

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2010 Mo 4,954,000 1.56 2.82 3.95 5.18

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