A beautiful silver peso coin from Mexico, dated 1940 in About Uncirculated or better condition, with light to no wear and strong mint luster.
The obverse side of the coin features a liberty cap, an ancient symbol of freedom, shining rays of light. The reverse side features the coat of arms of Mexico, a golden eagle perched on a cactus, devouring a snake. The imagery is derived from an ancient Aztec legend – a god told the Aztecs to found a city on the spot where they saw an eagle eating a snake on a cactus – the city they founded on that spot is modern-day Mexico City.
Specifications: Each coin measures 34mm in diameter (slightly larger than a half dollar), weighs 16.6g, and is made of .720 fine silver. Each coin will be encased in a durable, hard plastic coin capsule, secured in a corrugated cardboard safety mailer by Original Skin Coins. If you have any questions on this listing, please contact us (O.S.C.) and we will respond within 24 hours.
- One (1) silver 1 Peso coin from Mexico, dated 1940
- About Uncirculated condition or better, with partial to no wear and strong luster
- A beautiful silver coin from the Mexican Republic, featuring a golden eagle devouring a snake
- 34mm diameter (slightly larger than a half dollar), 16.6 weight, .720 fine silver
- Each coin comes in a durable hard plastic capsule