To round off the celebration of the Bicentenary of Mexico’s War of Independence, and in accordance with the decree published in the Official Federal Gazette on Tuesday, June 14th 2011, a commemorative one kilogram (32.15 oz) coin of pure gold was minted, the first ever coin with these features minted in Mexico. There are only 200 such coins and each comes in a fine box and includes a certificate of authenticity printed on secure paper and signed by Banco de México officials as well as a booklet of relevant information on the Bicentenary of the War of Independence, the minting and issuing process. In the upper field in a semi-circle are the words “BICENTENARY”; below it the number “1810” and below that “2010”. In the middle, in perspective, is the Winged Victory figure of the Independence Column; in the left field, in a semi-circle are the words: “1 KG OF PURE GOLD”; together in the lower right-hand field the number “200” and the word “PESOS”, stepped perimeter; in the exergue the Mexican Mint, Casa de Moneda de México.
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|Mint Mark:||Mo - Mexico City|
|Metal Content:||32.15 troy oz|
|Manufacturer:||Banco de Mexico|