1 Peso


Issuer Mexico
Period United Mexican States (1905-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Years 1910-1914
Value 1 Peso (1 MXP)
Currency Peso (1863-1992)
Composition Silver (.903)
Weight 27.07 g
Diameter 39 mm
Thickness 2.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 8294
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 453
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

100th Anniversary of the "Cry for Independence"


Eagle with open wings exposing chest, eating a snake with head turned right, standing on a cactus growing out of a rock in the middle of a lake.
With lettering around it and denomination at the base of the cactus. And at bottom semi-circle a laurel and olive branches tied together.
Emblem used during Porfirio Diaz dictatorship, colloquially known as "Porfirian Eagle".


Translation: United States of Mexico

Engraver: Charles Pillet

Charles Pillet was a French sculptor and engraver. Born in Paris, Pillet was a pupil of Henri-Michel-Antoine Chapu and Jules-Clément Chaplain. He won the first Grand Prix de Rome engraving medals 1890. He became a member of the Société des Artistes Français in 1898. The Louvre preserves a letter he wrote to Eugène Delacroix.


Liberty riding a horse. On her right hand an Oak branch and on her left a flaming torch, with the sun rising on the horizon. Liberty spreading the word of Land and Freedom for the people.
Commemorates the 100th Anniversary of Dolores' Cry for Independence, which started the War of Independence from Spain.

Lettering: .1914.



Translation: Independence and Freedom


Comparison side by side of the 1911 "long and short ray" variants:


Comparison of the 1913 even and uneven dates. Variations are so small and are reported as half or approximately half of the mintage each that the price and rarity is the same. So unless actively looking for them it will be almost unnoticeable:


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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1910  3 814 000 $ 51 $ 79 $ 100 $ 117 $ 325 77%
1911  1 227 000 $ 87 19% Long lower left ray on reverse
1911  4% Short lower left ray on reverse
1912  322 000 5%
1913  2 880 000 $ 138 $ 102 16% Evenly spaced date. Over-date 1913/2 exists.
1913  8% Unevenly spaced date
1914  120 000 5%

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 Peso
Heritage Auctions
2021 October 28 - 29 World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction 3093
Lot 30092
Internet Archive
Oct 28, 2021 1912 UNC
USD 2 880.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 PesoPicture 1 of a sold 1 Peso
Heritage Auctions
2021 October 28 - 29 World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction 3093
Lot 30093
Internet Archive
Oct 28, 2021 Undetermined UNC
USD 9 600.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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