50 Centavos

Features

Issuer Mexico
Period United Mexican States (1905-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1919-1945
Value 50 Centavos (0.5 MXP)
Currency Peso (1863-1992)
Composition Silver (.720)
Weight 8.33 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 3844
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 447
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.

Obverse

National arms. With fineness divided by eagle's head.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS
0.7 20

Translation:
United Mexican States
0.720

Reverse

Value and date within 3/4 wreath with liberty cap above

Script: Latin

Lettering:
LIBERTAD
50
M
CENTAVOS
1939

Translation:
50 Cents
Mexico City Mint
1939

Edge

Smooth with legend

Lettering: INDEPENDENCIA Y LIBERTAD

Translation: Independence and Freedom

Mint

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

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1919 M 10 200 000 $ 4.00 $ 10 $ 16 $ 23 17%
1920 M 27 166 000 $ 2.80 $ 5.40 $ 6.30 $ 11 24%
1921 M 21 864 000 $ 4.10 $ 4.10 $ 6.40 $ 88 22%
1925 M 3 280 000 $ 7.90 $ 11 7%
1937 M 20 000 000 $ 5.00 $ 5.20 $ 5.20 $ 7.10 $ 7.20 20%
1938 M 100 000 $ 15 1.3%
1939 M 10 440 000 $ 6.10 $ 6.80 $ 6.80 $ 12 13%
1942 M 800 000 $ 8.90 5%
1943 M 41 512 000 $ 5.70 $ 6.30 $ 6.40 $ 6.90 26%
1944 M 55 806 000 $ 5.60 $ 6.80 $ 9.20 $ 9.20 34%
1945 M 56 766 000 $ 7.10 $ 7.10 $ 8.50 $ 8.50 27%

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 50 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 50 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232217
Lot 64611
Internet Archive
Apr 21, 2022 1921 M UNC
(PCGS MS67)
USD 336.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 50 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 50 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 50 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
2022 July 24 Mexican Coins Showcase Auction 61280
Lot 99212
Internet Archive
Jul 24, 2022 1925 M UNC
(PCGS MS65+)
USD 312.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 50 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 50 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 50 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
2022 July 24 Mexican Coins Showcase Auction 61280
Lot 99213
Internet Archive
Jul 24, 2022 1938 M UNC
(PCGS MS66)
USD 780.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Centavos
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 1058
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1945 M UNC USD 15.66
(EUR 15.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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