Vintage Gold Pesos (1959 & Prior)
Mexican Gold Pesos - The Mexican Gold Peso bullion coins are some of the most beautiful gold coins in the world. While gold prices fluctuate, the popularity of the Mexican Gold Peso bullion coins only increases due to the gold coin's outstanding gold bullion value. The Mexican Gold Peso appeals to investors and collectors alike for its high gold bullion content. Minted in Mexico City, the Mexican Gold Peso coins contain 90% pure gold and 10% copper. The addition of copper during the minting process gives the Gold Peso coins a hardness that gold alone cannot provide. With the presence of copper, the Gold Peso coins were able to withstand the wear of circulation.
APMEX carries a wide selection of Mexican Gold Pesos. Among the Gold Pesos available from APMEX are the following: the 2 Pesos, 2 1/2 Pesos, 5 Pesos, 10 Pesos, 20 Pesos, and 50 Pesos. Though they are produced in many different sizes, all of the Mexican Gold Pesos are valuable for their gold content. The 2 Pesos coin contains .0482 ounces of gold, and the 2 1/2 Pesos coin contains .0603 ounces of gold. Likewise, the 5 Pesos coin contains .1205 ounce of gold, while the 10 Pesos has a gold content of .2411 ounces. The 20 Pesos has a gold weight totaling .4823 ounces, with the 50 Pesos coin boasting the greatest gold content of 1.2057 ounces.
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