When it comes to purchasing fractional-weight precious metal items, smaller is sometimes better in the eyes of investors and collectors. The Mexican Mint introduced four fractional weights to the Silver Libertad collection in 1991, and the 1/10 oz and 1/20 oz are often the most coveted. The 2017 1/10 oz Mexican Silver Libertad coin is available to you today online from JM Billion.
- Arrives in a protective plastic.
- 26th release of 1/10 oz Mexican Silver Libertad coins.
- Contains 1/10 Troy oz of .999 pure silver in BU condition.
- Obverse depicts Winged Victory and the twin peaks of Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl.
- Reverse bears the coat of arms for Mexico.
- Features the Mexican Mints OM mint mark.
Mexican Silver Libertad coins have been available in bullion versions since 1982, but the 1/20 and 1/10 oz Mexican Silver Libertad coins were not introduced until 1991. In most production years, only the 1 oz version of the coin is more popular than the two smallest fractional-weight offerings in the program.
In their second year of availability, the 1/10 and 1/20 oz coins hit mintage levels of 299,933 and 295,783 respectively. This was more than double the and oz fractional-weight mintage figures, but still well below that of the 1 oz coin. Historically, the demand for the smaller fractional coins has been higher when overall demand for silver is lower.
On the obverse of each coin youll find the image of Winged Victory. An important symbol in Mexican culture since the nations independence from Spain, Winged Victory symbolizes victory in battle and freedom from the oppression of others.
The reverse of the 2017 1/10 oz Mexican Silver Libertad bears the image of the modern coat of arms of Mexico. In the official seal, a bald eagle is featured sitting on the arm of cactus while it struggles to contain and defeat a snake. Adopted during the countrys struggle for independence, the imagery represents the nations attempts to rid itself of Spanish rule.
All 2017 1/10 oz Mexican Silver Libertad Coins in this listing are available in BU condition. Coins in this condition have no signs of wear and tear, however you may notice flaws such as breaks in the luster, spotted surfaces, or contact marks from the process of striking the coins at the mint.
Founded in 1535 by Spanish conquistadors, the Mexican Mint once struck gold coinage for territories throughout the Western Hemisphere controlled by the Spanish crown. Today it is the official mint of the federal government and is overseen by Banco de Mexico, the nations central bank.
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