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The four most sought after coins by collectors in Mexico

Online buying and selling sites reflect their high demand, and the prices at which they are offered may come as a surprise to those not involved in this hobby.

1. 20 Peso Commemorative Coins: These pieces stand out for their historical and cultural relevance. The most valuable are the Octavio Paz coin commemorating the Constitution, that of José María Morelos y Pavón and the coin celebrating the 500th anniversary of the founding of Veracruz. Some of these coins have been offered for up to 35,000 pesos depending on their status on platforms such as Mercado Libre.

2. Centenario (1947): Made of gold, this coin is a symbol of Mexican heritage. With a total weight of 41.66 grams, of which 37.5 grams are pure gold, it represents 90% of its value. The market price can reach 35,000 pesos and is highly valued in both buying and selling.

3. Mexico Bicentennial (2008–2010): 37 5-peso coins were issued during these years, 19 of which refer to Mexico’s independence and the remaining 18 commemorate the Mexican Revolution. Although there are pieces that sell for a thousand pesos, there are also limited editions that have reached values ​​of up to 20,000 pesos.

4th Anniversary of Emiliano Zapata’s Death (2021): Released in April 2021, this 20 peso coin has caught the attention of collectors not only for its dodecagonal design and the face of the iconic revolutionary leader, but also for the inscription of the phrase “Country and freedom”. According to sources such as RCG Media, some copies may be offered for as much as 25,000 pesos.

Interest in these coins goes beyond their monetary value; Each piece tells a story and its state of preservation, peculiarities or rarities make it even more attractive for numismatics lovers.

The Four Most Sought After Coins By Collectors In Mexico

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