Mexico 1 oz Gold Onza &/or Libertad BU (Random Year)

Mexico 1 oz Gold Onza &/or Libertad BU (Random Year)

Only $99.99 per coin over spot!
Gold Mexican Libertads are stunning coins that stand out in any collection and because of their limited mintages, they are rarely seen in North America. Gold Libertads feature iconic Mexican imagery, produced in striking Gold quality.

Coin Highlights:

  • Coins minted between 1981 and 1988 contain 1 oz of .900 fine Gold. Coins minted since 1991 contain 1 oz of .999 fine Gold.
  • Individual coins come in protective plastic flips.
  • Obverse: Features a sculptural relief design of the National Shield, encompassed by the legend "Estados Unidos Mexicanos" (United Mexican States), surrounded by different national coats of arms used throughout Mexico's history.
  • Reverse: Depicts two key symbols of the Mexican people: Winged Victory in the forefront and the Mexican volcanoes Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl in the background.
  • Guaranteed by Banco de México.

Protect your Gold Libertad with this clear plastic capsule or display it in style by adding a presentation box to your order.

This magnificent Brilliant Uncirculated 1 oz Gold coin is a popular choice not only because of its attractive design, but also its mintage at Casa de Moneda de Mexico, the oldest mint in North America. Add this 1 oz Gold Mexican Libertad or Onza coin to your cart today!

Dates on these random year coins will be of our choosing and may or may not vary, determined by stock on hand.

The history of Gold Libertad coins

The design found on Gold Libertads and Silver Libertads was originally used on 50 Peso Gold coins issued between 1921 and 1947. The obverse of Silver and Gold Libertad coins features imagery relating to the pre-Columbian Mexican legend of Popocatépetl, a renowned warrior who was in love with Iztaccíhuatl, daughter of a tribal king. The image on the Libertad and Mexican Gold Onza depicts the two volcanoes named after these ill-fated lovers, who were only allowed to marry if Popocatépetl was victorious in battle with a rival tribe. Popocatépetl was victorious, but rumors returned to Iztaccíhuatl that her suitor had died in battle and she died of a broken heart. The volcanoes on these Mexican Gold coins are named after these two lovers, with the volcano Iztaccíhuatl as the sleeping maiden and Popocatépetl watching over her for eternity.

Why invest in Mexican Gold Libertad coins?

Mexican Gold coins like the Libertad or Onza have a relatively low mintage compared with other Gold coins, making them a valuable addition to any collection and investment portfolio. These stunning Brilliant Uncirculated Gold Libertads and Gold Onzas offer collectors the chance to admire the iconic imagery with original mint luster. The Mexican Gold Onza or Gold Libertad minted between 1981 and 1988 contains .900 fine Gold, and those minted from 1991 on contain .999 fine Gold. All Gold Libertad coins and Gold Onzas are backed by the Banco de México and all Mexican Gold coins are minted at the Casa de Moneda de México, the oldest mint in North America, further adding to their cachet.

Understand what Brilliant Uncirculated means when buying Mexican Gold coins.

When collecting Mexican Gold coins, or any Gold coins, the condition of the coin is very important if you want to possess a coin not only for its Gold content, but also its numismatic, or collector, value. The Mexican Gold Onza, or any Gold coin, that is designated a Brilliant Uncirculated coin is a coin that has never been in circulation and has retained its original mint luster. Brilliant Uncirculated Gold Libertads and other BU coins are also described as MS (mint state) and can be graded from MS-60 to MS-70 by an official coin grading service such as PCGS or NGC, two of the top services.

Customer Reviews of Mexico 1 oz Gold Onza &/or Libertad BU (Random Year)
Mexico 1 oz Gold Onza &/or Libertad BU (Random Year)
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Very nice

By  DG

from California


Beautiful coin. Really like the design. Listed as BU - but the 2014 edition I received looks like it would grade out higher than that. Really impressed.


  • Attractive Design


from IL


My rating for this listing is specifically on the 1 oz gold Onza . . . . Great value (compare to other one ounce gold piece options). Beautiful, and at .900 the extra weight (total 34+ gm) makes the heft impressive. The photo/description does not mention the interesting edge markings: "Libaertad", "Independencia". Additionally, the Onza is readily recognized, but yet not commonly found, making it a nice part of a collection.

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