In 1898, Mexico discontinued the iconic 8 Reales and replaced it with a nearly-identical coin, denominated as a Peso. These coins show varying levels of circulation wear, but are great examples of this short-lived type.
- Contains .7859 oz of Silver.
- Coins will be packaged in protective flips.
- Obverse: Mexican coat of arms featuring a golden eagle perched atop a cactus, devouring a snake.
- Reverse: Radiant Phrygian cap with the inscription "LIBERTAD". Denomination, mint, date, assayer mark, and Silver content below.
- Produced at various mints throughout Mexico from 1898-1909.
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These classic Mexican Peso Cap & Rays coins are a great way to appreciate the long, illustrious history of Mexican numismatics, and serve as a great entry to the extensive world of foreign Silver coinage. Add one, or several, to your cart today!
Dates and mintmarks of our choice may or may not vary determined by stock at hand.