Modern Mexican Silver and Gold coins Libertad. Throughout the years, Banco de Mexico, with the support of the Casa de Moneda - the Mexican mint house, first of its kind in the Americas, founded in 1535 - has participated in the numismatic markets with different programs of precious metal coins and medals. In time, this has become an activity of great tradition which enjoys the quality, art and beauty that the craftsman mould into each of the minted pieces. All the coins that integrate this series are an expression, both of the traditions and the cultural wealth that Mexico offers to the world.
2012 Heritage Numismatico PF 6 Coin Set Set 2 of 4. This fine collection of coins represents about five centuries of the numismatic heritage of Mexico. In the collection you can find the famous first pieces minted in Mexico during the sixteenth century or the beautiful Mexican coins of the twentieth century. The mere contemplation of the coins in this collection may be compared to a journey through the most intense episodes in the history of Mexico, while allowing an overview of Mexican art.Of course, it is also a precious treasure for numismatic experts. At the center, a sculptural relief of the National Shield encompassed by the legend Estados Unidos Mexicanos. The Heritage Numismatico collection is integrated with 24 pieces that represent the coinage of Mexico through different periods in its history, from the earlier issue of the New Spain to those minted during the 20th century. The coins are presented in four (4) separate sets of six (6) coins each for a total of 24 coins. They will be released over the next 6-24 months.
The reverses of the coins are classified in the following periods. Counterstamped and chopped colonial coin, 8 reales, 1804, Philippines countermark and chop marks. Counterstamped coin in the Far East (Viceroyalty, 8 reales, 1804, M° mintmark, Philippines reseal and silver chops).Since the XVI century, the silver Mexican coin was broadly accepted in the Far East. It was so highly sought after that Chinese metal smiths and craftsmen forged it unreservedly.
To avoid counterfeit coins, Chinese users verified the coins silver content and, the authentic ones, were resealed with chops in order to distinguish them from counterfeit coins. In the Philippines, to validate coin circulation in the islands, the colonial government stamped a circular countermark in them, which consisted of a crown and the initials F. °, in allusion to King Fernando VII. Philip III cob colonial coin, 8 reales, 1608, assayer F. Cob coin (Felipe III, 8 reales, 1608, M° mintmark, silver).
The Coins that were minted in Mexico between 1572 and 1730 were of the cob type; that is, they were minted manually with a hammer on tokens with irregular shapes and widths. Despite their rough aspect, they were highly accepted among the public, due to the purity of their metal (930.5 thousandths of silver). The piece represented in this coin corresponds to the second year in which the mint year was included in its mark. Royalist provisional coin, 8 reales, 1811, L.
Provisional realist coin 8 reales, 1811, Zacatecas mintmark, first type L. During the Independence War, transporting precious metals from the mines to Mexicos Mint became difficult.In response, in several mining cities Provisional Houses were established, like in Zacatecas, where a large number of silver coins were produced. In 1811, rustic hill-type coins, where the hills of La Bufa and El Grillo can be seen, were minted, accompanied with the initials L. In latin, Work Conquers All, and the inscription MONEDA PROVISIONAL DE ZACATECAS (PROVISIONAL COIN OF ZACATECAS).
Second Empire coin, 1 peso, 1866. Second Empire coin (1 peso, 1866, M° mintmark, silver). Ignacio Comonfort and Benito Juárez tried to introduce the use of a decimal system in Mexicos minting. However, the difficulties at the time barely allowed putting into circulation 5 and 10 cent coins in 1863.Emperor Maximilian of Habsburg, in 1866, was the first to order the minting of one-peso coins in Mexico. During the Second Empire, decimal coins of 1 cent (copper), 5, 10 and 50 cents (silver), and 20 pesos (gold) were minted. Republican hand on book coin, 8 escudos, 1828. Gold republican coin (8 escudos, 1828, M° mintmark, gold).
When the Mexican Republic was formed at the beginning of 1823, the characteristics of national coins were established. They would all have a common obverse, the national seal; and the reverse of the gold coins would have a right arm holding in a stick a Phrygian cap, on top of an open code with the inscription LEY (LAW); which altogether would be surrounded by the inscription LA LIBERTAD EN LA LEY (LIBERTY UNDER THE LAW), the denomination, the place where coins were minted, the minting year, the testers initials, and the fineness (21 karat). These coins were popularly known as de manita (little hand coin).United Mexican States coin, 5 pesos, 1950, Southeast Railroad. Commemorative coin of the inauguration of the Southeast Railway (5 pesos, 1950, M° mintmark, silver). In 1950, the former President, Miguel Alemán, inaugurated the Southeast Railway, the most important infrastructure work that integrated the Yucatán peninsula to the rest of the country.
This magnificent work began under Lázaro Cárdenas administration and was continued by Manuel Ávila Camacho. The pinnacle of such an important project for the nation has been engraved for posterity in one of the most beautiful coins of Mexicos XX century: El Ferrocarril del Sureste (The Southeast Railway).We reserve the right to cancel orders that do not meet the listing requirements. We do not sell to international buyers, but will consider all requests. The item "2012 Heritage Numismatico PF 6 coin Treasure Coins of Mexico 2nd Set" is in sale since Thursday, September 05, 2013.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\North & Central America\Mexico\Mexico (1905-Now)". The seller is "mexicancoinbroker" and is located in Houston, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.