The Mexican Mint issues the official bullion coins of Mexico on an annual basis in gold and silver. The Gold Libertad debuted first in 1981, but the Silver Libertad coins were issued just one year later and have a more sustained production schedule in the decades since. Today, 2018 5 oz Proof Mexican Silver Libertad Coins are available to you online from JM Bullion.
- Coins arrive inside a protective capsule!
- 22nd year of availability for 5 oz Proof Silver Libertad coins!
- Contains 5 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
- Mexicos coat of arms appears on the coins obverse face.
- Winged Victory and the mountains of Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl appear on the coins reverse face.
Proof Mexican Silver Libertad coins are currently available in a total of seven weights, with these 2018 5 oz Proof Mexican Silver Libertad coins representing the largest weight available in the proof silver collection. The other silver for sale in this collection include weights of 1/20, 1/10, , , 1, and 2 oz silver.
All of the 2018 5 oz Proof Mexican Silver Libertad Coins in this listing ship to you with a protective capsule. The Proof Silver Libertad coinage has a very limited mintage with each release year. The Mexican Mint reported 5,000 of these 5 oz Proof Silver Libertads struck in 2018, the highest figure since 2009.
On the obverse of the 2018 Proof Silver Libertad coin is the image of the coat of arms for Mexico. The nations official seal depicts an eagle resting on a cactus branch as it is locked in battle with a serpent. The seal is surrounded immediately by Estados Unidos Mexicanos and a wreath below. Around the outside are 10 historic depictions of the same design. Only the 1 oz, 2 oz, and 5 oz Silver Libertads have this additional design element.
The reverse of the 2018 5 oz Proof Mexican Silver Libertad Coin features the image of Winged Victory as the central figure of the design. Based upon the Greek Goddess of Liberty designs, this image is known as Winged Victory and was central to the Mexican people during their war for independence from Spain. She holds high above her head a laurel wreath symbolizing freedom of governance and holds in her left hand the broken chains of servitude.
All Mexican Silver Libertad coins are struck by the Mexican Mint. Founded in 1535 by Spanish conquistadors, the Mexican Mint is the oldest operating facility in the Western Hemisphere.
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