Mexican Silver Coins

Whether you are a novice coin collector or you have been in the field for ages, there is nothing like finding the perfect coin to complete a set. Many people collect international coins, both from the past and the present and if you are looking for a good looking addition to your own personal collection, there is nothing quite like finding the perfect Mexican silver coin to please the eye. There are several specimens that will meet this criteria, so take a look around and see what you can find.


The Mexican Silver Libertad is one coin that fits the bill quite nicely, and this Mexican silver coin is fairly easy to find if you speak to the right dealers or simply know where to look. The Silver Liberatd is a one ounce silver bullion coin, and it was first minted in the 1949. Though it was discontinued for decades after that, it has since resumed production in the late seventies. You can even find a collection of the various forms and patterns that have been introduced, and if you are looking for a great Mexican silver coin to collect, this should be near the top of the list!

Mexican Silver Libertad Coin

Mexican Silver Libertad Coin

The design on this Mexican silver coin, ever since 1996 is quite a striking one. While there are some similarities to other Lady Liberty figures, the Angel of Independence has her own unique charm and look. The motif on the coin is based on the Angel of Independence, the famous eight-ton gold statue that stands on a tall column overlooking Mexico city. This striking sight is one that captures a great deal of Mexico‘s struggle and history and for that reason alone, this coin is an important part for any collection.

In terms of beauty and grace, the Silver Libertad really can’t be beat. Since 2002, the Banco de Mexico created a limited edition of eleven hundred uncirculated coins. As they were not made available in the United States, you can bet that they became a hot collectors item. In 2003, however, dated Libertads weighing in at one kilo became available, with a limited run of 3000 individual coins.

If you have an interest in the history or culture of Mexico, the Silver Libertad is an important part of your collection. Simply take a look at the high level of production and you’ll know that you have a Mexican Silver coin to be proud of.



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3 Responses to “Mexican Silver Coins”
  1. Richard Duke says:

    I have a 2010 Silver Mexican Libertad and it is a really nice coin.

  2. James says:

    I have a 1987 Madero 0 M $500 Mexican coin. Even though it was discontinued how much would it be worth if I tried to sell it to a coin shop?

  3. surfcrs says:

    I would create a watch on eBay and see if they ever pop up and how much they sell for.

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