20 Centavos

20 Centavos - obverse20 Centavos - reverse

© Numismatica Quetzalcoatl (Gabriel Herrera) (CC BY)

Features

Issuer Mexico
Period United Mexican States (1905-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1920-1943
Value 20 Centavos (0.20 MXP)
Currency Peso (1863-1992)
Composition Silver (.720)
Weight 3.33 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 5566
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 438
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

Coat of arms with legend at top and supported by wreath. Eagle's head divides fineness.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS
0.7 20

Translation:
United Mexican States
0.720

Reverse

Radiant Liberty cap at top. Value at center, with mint mark in between the numbers at their base. Date under, and supported by oak and laurel wreath.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
LIBERTAD
20
M
CENTAVOS
1940

Translation:
Liberty
20 Centavos
1940

Edge

Milled

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1920 M 3 710 000 $ 2.40 $ 5.40 $ 10 12%
1921 M 6 160 000 $ 3.60 $ 190 10%
1925 M 1 450 000 $ 3.00 $ 3.00 6%
1926 M 1 465 000 $ 1.80 7% Over-date 1926/5 exists.
1927 M 1 405 000 $ 3.30 $ 7.60 7%
1928 M 3 630 000 $ 2.00 $ 5.00 $ 5.10 14%
1930 M 1 000 000 $ 6.70 $ 6.70 7%
1933 M 2 500 000 $ 3.30 $ 4.00 10%
1934 M 2 500 000 $ 2.00 $ 4.70 11%
1935 M 2 460 000 $ 2.40 $ 3.00 11%
1937 M 10 000 000 $ 2.10 $ 2.60 $ 4.30 $ 5.40 28%
1939 M 8 800 000 $ 1.80 $ 2.80 $ 2.80 $ 2.80 $ 2.80 25%
1940 M 3 000 000 $ 3.00 $ 3.60 14%
1941 M 5 740 000 $ 2.70 $ 3.20 $ 5.00 $ 6.10 20%
1942 M 12 460 000 $ 2.10 $ 2.60 $ 2.90 $ 2.90 $ 4.10 $ 4.10 35%
1943 M 3 955 000 $ 2.30 $ 2.30 $ 4.90 $ 4.90 20%

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
2022 July 24 Mexican Coins Showcase Auction 61280
Lot 99202
Internet Archive
Jul 24, 2022 1921 M UNC
(NGC MS65)
USD 180.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
2022 July 24 Mexican Coins Showcase Auction 61280
Lot 99203
Internet Archive
Jul 24, 2022 1937 M UNC
(PCGS MS67)
USD 528.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
2022 July 24 Mexican Coins Showcase Auction 61280
Lot 99204
Internet Archive
Jul 24, 2022 1941 M UNC
(PCGS MS67)
USD 666.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Centavos
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 1056
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1942 M UNC USD 11.59
(EUR 11.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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