Almost five centuries of Mexican numismatic legacy are enshrined in this beautiful collection of coins paying tribute to some of Mexico's most historically significant issues. These coins are limited to a mintage of only 8,000 pieces each.
- Contains 3 oz of .999 fine Silver.
- 6 bi-metallic coins come cased in a beautiful wooden box.
- Obverse: The National Coat of Arms of Mexico, featuring an eagle in profile with a snake in its beak perched atop a cactus.
- Reverses: Feature iconic coins from Mexico's storied numismatic history. Series I includes:
- 1732-Mo Pillar 8 reales, the first issue of milled coinage in the Americas
- 1783 8 reales, featuring Charles III of Spain
- 1814 "SUD" 8 reales, minted by insurgents in Oaxaca during the Mexican War of Independence
- 1824 8 Reales, the first coinage of the Mexican Republic, and the first iteration of the Cap and Rays design found throughout Mexican coinage
- 1914 "Caballito" peso, one of a short-lived series of coins commemorating the centennial of the War of Independence, and considered by many to be one of the most beautiful Mexican coins of all time
- 1913 "Bolita" peso, minted in Chihuahua under General Pancho Villa during the Mexican Revolution
- Guaranteed by Banco de Mexico.
This magnificent Brilliant Uncirculated 3 oz Silver set 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 2011 Numismatic Heritage set to your cart today!