1 Peso

1 Peso -  obverse1 Peso -  reverse

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Features

Country Mexico (Estados Unidos)
Period United Mexican States (1905-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1957-1967
Value 1 Peso (1 MXP)
Currency Peso (1905-1992)
Composition Silver (.100)
Weight 16 g
Diameter 34.5 mm
Thickness 2.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 459,
  • 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.
Schön# 53
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Country name (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) in a semicircle over the Mexican coat of arms: a Mexican golden eagle standing on a prickly pear cactus devouring a rattlesnake. At the base of the cactus there is a holm oak (encino) branch on one side and a laurel branch on the other. Denomination and year at the bottom.

Lettering:
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS
·UN PESO 1961·

Translation:
United Mexican States
·One Peso 1961·

Reverse

Jose Morelos portrait facing right

NOTE: Mintmark Mo to left of head

Lettering:
O
M

Edge

Plain with lettering

Lettering: INDEPENDENCIA Y LIBERTAD

Translation: Independence and Liberty

1 Peso -  obverse

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Mint

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

Comments

Coin composition Silver (.100) and Brass (.900), so this would rather be called a brass coin, but still 1.6 gram of silver is worth more than 14.4 grams of brass.
The exact composition of those coins is .700 Copper, .100 Nickel, .100 Zinc and .100 Silver.

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1957 Mo 28,273,000 1.19 2.29 2.43 3.08 3.60 5.76 20%
1958 Mo 41,899,000 1.28 2.42 2.88 2.55 3.25 24%
1959 Mo 27,369,000 2.29 3.15 2.98 3.24 3.65 2.56 20%
1960 Mo 26,259,000 2.29 3.41 2.70 2.67 2.75 3.96 17%
1961 Mo 52,601,000 1.22 2.68 2.67 2.79 2.56 25%
1962 Mo 61,094,000 4.98 2.29 1.18 3.30 3.65 1.35 5.33 30%
1963 Mo 26,394,000 1.19 2.29 2.42 4.14 4.36 4.47 19%
1964 Mo 15,615,000 2.43 2.42 3.04 2.43 4.34 17%
1965 Mo 5,004,000 3.43 1.88 8.24 4.43 2.73 10%
1966 Mo 30,998,000 2.49 2.43 3.04 3.99 5.23 3.27 22%
1967 Mo 9,308,000 3.47 2.80 4.26 4.95 13%

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