25 Pesos Olympic Games

25 Pesos (Olympic Games) -  obverse25 Pesos (Olympic Games) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Mexico
Period United Mexican States (1905-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1968
Value 25 Pesos (25 MXP)
Currency Peso (1863-1992)
Composition Silver (.720) (0.5208 oz ASW)
Weight 22.5 g
Diameter 38 mm
Thickness 1.96 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 3855
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References KM# 479
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

19th Summer Olympics - Mexico 1968

Obverse

The Mexican coat of arms (eagle facing left with a legend at the top), with the value to the left, and the silver purity and mintmark to the right

Lettering:
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS
25 PESOS
LEY
0.720
Mo

Translation:
United Mexican States
25 Pesos
LAW
0.720
Mo

Engraver: Ricardo Luna Y Vasco

Designer: Ricardo Luna Y Vasco

Reverse

The Olympic rings beneath an Aztec ball player facing left with the legend surrounding.

Lettering: JUEGOS DE LA XIX OLIMPIADA MEXICO 1968

Translation: 19th Olympic Games Mexico 1968

Engraver: Lorenzo Rafael

Designer: Lorenzo Rafael

Edge

Smooth and inscripted

Lettering: INDEPENDENCIA Y LIBERTAD

Translation: Independence and Liberty

Mint

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

Comments



Please note also the crossing of the rings is different: on KM479.1 the rightmost ring is on front of 2nd ring when crossing on the lower part, and behind the 2nd ring on top; KM479.2 and KM479.3 is reversed - the right ring is on front of next one on top, and behind on lower.
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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1968 Mo 27 182 000 $ 11 $ 12 $ 15 $ 13 $ 14 $ 16 $ 17 95% KM#479.1; see comments
1968 Mo $ 20 $ 22 5% KM#479.2; see comments
1968 Mo $ 22 5% KM#479.3; see comments

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