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Viceroyalty of New Spain (1521-1821)

Escudo=16 reales

Carlos (Charles) IV king of Spain (1788-1808)

coin Mexico 8 reales 1796
8 reales 1796
silver
HISPAN ET IND REX M 8R F M
CAROLUS IIII DEI GRATIA 1796
Coin value - $80-90

 

coin Mexico 1 real 1808
1 real 1808

silver
HISPAN ET IND REX M 1R T H
CAROLUS IIII DEI GRATIA 1808
Coin value - $20-25

 

See also:
Spanish coins before 1870
Spanish coins from 1870

 

 

Republic of Mexico (1823-1863)

Mexican Escudo=16 reales

coin Mexico 8 reales 1891
8 reales 1891

silver
8R 1891 A M 10D 20G / LIBERTAD
REPUBLICA MEXICANA
Coin value - $30-40

 

 

coin Mexico 1 real 1859
1 real 1859

silver
1R 1859 MO 10D 20G
REPUBLICA MEXICANA
Coin value - $20-25

 

 

coin Mexico 1/4 real 1836
1/4 real 1836
copper
1/4 M A 1836
REPUBLICA MEXICANA
Coin value - $20-25

 

coin Mexico 1/4 real 1862
1/4 real 1862
copper
1/4 / ESTADO LIBRE DE SAN LUIS POTOSI 1862
REPUBLICA MEXICANA
Coin value - $20-25

 

 

Republic of Mexico (1867-1905)

Mexican Peso=100 centavos

coin Mexico 1 peso 1901
1 peso 1901
silver
UN PESO Z 1901 F Z 902.7 / LIBERTAD
REPUBLICA MEXICANA
Coin value - $40-45

 

 

coin Mexico 50 centavos 1874
50 centavos 1874

silver
50 CENTAVOS S 902.7
REPUBLICA MEXICANA 1874
Coin value - $40-45

 

 

coin Mexico 25 centavos 1898
25 centavos 1890

silver
25 CENTAVOS M 902.7
REPUBLICA MEXICANA 1890
Coin value - $20-30

 

 

coin Mexico 20 centavos 1898
20 centavos 1898

silver
20 CENTAVOS M 902.7
REPUBLICA MEXICANA 1898
Coin value - $15-20

 

coin Mexico 10 centavos 1882
10 centavos 1882

silver
Mexico mint
10 CENTAVOS 902
REPUBLICA MEXICANA 1882
Coin value - $8-10

 

coin Mexico 10 centavos 1884
10 centavos 1884

silver
Zacatecas mint
10 CENTAVOS Zs 902.7
REPUBLICA MEXICANA 1884
Coin value - $8-10

 

 

coin Mexico 5 centavos 1882
5 centavos 1882

copper-nickel
V
REPUBLICA MEXICANA 1882
Coin value - $5-7

 

coin Mexico 5 centavos 1889
5 centavos 1889
silver
5 CENTAVOS P 1 K 902.7
REPUBLICA MEXICANA 1889
Coin value - $6-8

 

 

coin Mexico 2 centavos 1883
2 centavos 1883

copper-nickel
II
REPUBLICA MEXICANA 1883
Coin value - $4-5

 

 

coin Mexico 1 centavo 1883
1 centavo 1883

copper-nickel
I
REPUBLICA MEXICANA 1883
Coin value - $4-5

 

coin Mexico 1 centavo 1893
1 centavo 1893

bronze
UN CENTAVO 1893 M
REPUBLICA MEXICANA
Coin value - $8-10

 

coin Mexico 1 centavo 1903
1 centavo 1903

bronze
1903 1 C
REPUBLICA MEXICANA
Coin value - $2-4

 

 

United States of Mexico (from 1905)

Mexican Peso=100 centavos (1905-1991)

coin Mexico 5000 pesos 1988
5000 pesos 1988

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
50th Anniversary of Oil Industry Nationalization
$5000 1988 / CINCUENTENARIO EXPROPIACION PETROLEBA 1938-1988 / Monument
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $3-5

 

 

coin Mexico 1000 pesos 1989
1000 pesos 1989 (1988-1992)

aluminum-bronze
$1000 1989 / JUANA DE ASBAJE / Bust 1/4 left
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - ~$1

 

 

coin Mexico 500 pesos 1987
500 pesos 1987 (1986-1992)

copper-nickel
$500 / 1987 / MADERO / Bust 1/4 right
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - ~$1

 

 

coin Mexico 200 pesos 1985
200 pesos 1985

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
75th Anniversary of 1910 Revolution
$200 1985 / 75 ANIVERSARIO DE REVOLUSION MEXICANA / Four conjoined busts left below building
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $2-3

 

coin Mexico 200 pesos 1985
200 pesos 1985

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
175th Anniversary of Independence
$200 / 1985 / 175 ANIVERSARIO DE LA INDEPEDENCIA DE MEXICO / Four conjoined busts left, column right
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $2-3

 

coin Mexico 200 pesos 1986
200 pesos 1986

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
World Cup Soccer 1986
COPA MUNDIAL DE FUTBOL / $200 / MEXICO86 1986 / Soccer players
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $3-4

 

 

coin Mexico 100 pesos 1989
100 pesos 1989 (1984-1992)

aluminum-bronze
$100 1989 / M.CARRANZA / Bust 1/4 right
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - ~$1

 

 

coin Mexico 50 pesos 1982
50 pesos 1982 (1982-1984)

copper-nickel
COYOLXAUHQUI / TEMPLO MAYOR DE MEXICO / $50 1982 / Aztec goddess Coyolxāuhqui
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $2-3

 

coin Mexico 50 pesos 1985
50 pesos 1985 (1984-1988)

copper-nickel
$50 1985 / JUAREZ / Bust 1/4 left
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - <$1

 

coin Mexico 50 pesos 1990
50 pesos 1990 (1988-1992)

stainless steel
$50 1990 / JUAREZ / Bust 1/4 left
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - <$1

 

 

coin mexican Olympic 25 pesos 1968
25 pesos 1968

silver
commemorative coin
Olympic Games in Mexico
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / 25 PESOS / LEY 0.7250 / National arms
JUEGOS DE LA XIX OLIMPIADA MEXICO 1968 / Olympic rings below dancing native left
Coin value - $12-15

 

coin Mexico 25 pesos 1972
25 pesos 1972
silver
commemorative coin
100 Years from the death of Benito Juarez
VENTICINCO PESOS / LEY 0.7250 1972 / Bust facing
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $15-17

 

 

coin Mexico 20 pesos 1981
20 pesos 1981 (1980-1984)

copper-nickel
CULTURA MAYA / $20 1981 / Figure with headdress facing left within circle
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $1-2

 

coin Mexico 20 pesos 1985
20 pesos 1985 (1985-1990)

brass
$20 1985 / Bust facing
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - <$1

 

 

coin Mexico 10 pesos 1976
10 pesos 1976 (1974-1977)

copper-nickel
10.00 g., thin flan
DIEZ PESOS 1976 / Head left
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $1-2

 

coin Mexico 10 pesos 1980
10 pesos 1980 (1978-1985)

copper-nickel
11.50 g., thick flan
DIEZ PESOS 1980 / Head left
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $1-2

 

coin Mexico 10 pesos 1987
10 pesos 1987 (1985-1990)

stainless steel
$10 1987 / Head facing
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - <$1

 

 

coin Mexico 5 pesos 1948
5 pesos 1948 (1947-1948)

silver
circulation coinage
CINCO PESOS / 30 GRAMOS LEY 0.900 1948 / Head with headdress left
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $25-27

 

coin Mexico 5 pesos 1953
5 pesos 1953 (1951-1954)

silver
circulation coinage
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / PESO 27-6 / LEY 0.720 / CINCO PESOS 1953
HIDALGO / Head left inside the wreath
Coin value - $18-20

 

coin Mexico 5 pesos 1956
5 pesos 1956 (1955-1957)

silver
circulation coinage
CINCO PESOS / 18.055 G 1956 LEY .720 / ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
INDEPENDENCIA Y LIBERTAD / HIDALGO / Head left
Coin value - $15-20

 

coin Mexico 5 pesos 1972
5 pesos 1972 (1971-1978)

copper-nickel
circulation coinage
CINCO PESOS 1972 / Uniform bust right
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $1-2

 

coin Mexico 5 pesos 1980
5 pesos 1980 (1980-1985)

copper-nickel
circulation coinage
5$ / QUETZALCOATL / 1980 / Native sculpture left
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - <$1

 

coin Mexico 5 pesos 1985
5 pesos 1985 (1985-1988)

brass
circulation coinage
1985 $5 / Value and date
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - <$1

 

 

coin Mexico 5 pesos 1953
5 pesos 1953

silver
commemorative coin
200 years since the birth of Miguel Hidalgo
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / PESO 27-6 / LEY 0.720 / CINCO PESOS 1953 / National arms
ANO DE HIDALGO 1753 1953 / Half-length figure facing to right of building
Coin value - $20-25

 

 

coin Mexico 1 peso 1910
1 peso 1910 (1910-1914)
silver
circulation coinage
UN PESO / ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
1910 / Horse and rider facing left among sun rays
Coin value - $70-90

 

coin Mexico 1 peso 1923
1 peso 1923 (1920-1945)
silver
circulation coinage
UN PESO 1923 / Value and date within 3/4 wreath with Liberty cap above
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $12-15

 

coin Mexico 1 peso 1948
1 peso 1948 (1947-1949)
silver
circulation coinage
UN PESO 1948 14 Gr 0.500 / HIDALGO / Head with headcovering right
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $12-15

 

coin Mexico 1 peso 1950
1 peso 1950
silver
circulation coinage
1 PESO 1950 / Armored bust 3/4 left
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $8-12

 

coin Mexico 1 peso 1964
1 peso 1964 (1957-1967)
silver
circulation coinage
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / UN PESO 1964 / National arms
Armored bust right within wreath
Coin value - $5-7

 

coin Mexico 1 peso 1971
1 peso 1971 (1970-1983)

copper-nickel
circulation coinage
UN PESO 1971 / Armored bust left
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - <$1

 

coin Mexico 1 peso 1986
1 peso 1986 (1984-1987)

copper-nickel
circulation coinage
1$ 1986 / Armored bust right
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - <$1

 

 

coin Mexico 1 peso 1957 Constitution
1 peso 1957
silver
commemorative coin
100th Anniversary of Constitution
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / UN PESO 1957 / Head left
CENTENARIO DE LA CONSTUTUCION DE MEXICO / 1857-1957 / National arms
Coin value - $10-14

 

 

coin Mexico 50 centavos 1906
50 centavos 1906 (1905-1918)

silver
50 CENTAVOS 1906 / Value and date within 3/4 wreath with Liberty cap above
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $10-15

 

coin Mexico 50 centavos 1919
50 centavos 1919 (1918-1919)

silver 0.800
50 CENTAVOS 1919 / Value and date within 3/4 wreath with Liberty cap above
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $10-20

 

coin Mexico 50 centavos 1920
50 centavos 1920 (1919-1945)

silver 0.720
50 CENTAVOS 1920 / Value and date within 3/4 wreath with Liberty cap above
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $7-10

 

coin Mexico 50 centavos 1935
50 centavos 1935

silver 0.420
50 CENTAVOS 1935 / Value and date within 3/4 wreath with Liberty cap above
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $10-15

 

coin Mexico 50 centavos 1950
50 centavos 1950 (1950-1951)

billon
1950 / 50 CS / Head with head covering right
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $6-9

 

coin Mexico 50 centavos 1956
50 centavos 1956 (1955-1959)
bronze
CINQUENTA CENTAVOS / 1956 / Head with headdress left
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $1-2

 

coin Mexico 50 centavos 1968
50 centavos 1968 (1964-1969)

copper-nickel
CINQUENTA CENTAVOS / 1968 / Head with headdress left
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - <$1

 

coin Mexico 50 centavos 1975
50 centavos 1975 (1970-1983)

copper-nickel
another eagle and snake
CINQUENTA CENTAVOS / 1975 / Head with headdress left
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - <$1

 

coin Mexico 50 centavos 1983
50 centavos 1983

stainless steel
50C 1983 PALENQUE / Head with headdress left
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $3-4

 

 

coin Mexico 25 centavos 1953
25 centavos 1953 (1950-1953)

silver
25 CS /Mo 1953 / Scale below Liberty cap
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $2-3

 

coin Mexico 25 centavos 1964
25 centavos 1964 (1964-1966)

copper-nickel
VENTICINCO CENTAVOS / 1964 / Bust at 3/4
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - ~$1

 

 

coin Mexico 20 centavos 1907
20 centavos 1907 (1905-1914)

silver
20 CENTAVOS 1907 / Value and date within 3/4 wreath with Liberty cap above
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $10-12

 

coin Mexico 20 centavos 1919
20 centavos 1919

silver
3.6250 g., 0.800 silver
20 CENTAVOS 1919 / Value and date within 3/4 wreath with Liberty cap above
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $10-12

 

coin Mexico 20 centavos 1920
20 centavos 1920 (1920-194 3)

silver
3.3333 g., 0.7200 silver
20 CENTAVOS 1939 / Value and date within 3/4 wreath with Liberty cap above
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / 0720
Coin value - $6-8

 

coin Mexico 20 centavos 1935
20 centavos 1935 (1920, 1935)
bronze
20 C 1935 / Value and date within wreath
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $10-12

 

coin Mexico 20 centavos 1945
20 centavos 1945 (1943-1955)
bronze
20 CENTAVOS 1945 / Liberty cap divides value above Pyramid of the Sun at Teotihuacán, volcanos Ixtaccihuatl and Popocatepet in background
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - ~$1

 

coin Mexico 20 centavos 1971
20 centavos 1971 (1955-1971)
bronze
changed coat of arms
20 CENTAVOS 1971 / Liberty cap divides value above Pyramid of the Sun at Teotihuacán, volcanos Ixtaccihuatl and Popocatepet in background
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - ~$1

 

coin Mexico 20 centavos 1974
20 centavos 1974 (1971-1974)
bronze
another eagle and snake
20 CENTAVOS 1974 / Liberty cap divides value above Pyramid of the Sun at Teotihuacán, volcanos Ixtaccihuatl and Popocatepet in background
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $2-3

 

coin Mexico 20 centavos 1982
20 centavos 1982 (1974-1983)

copper-nickel
1982 / 20 C / Bust 3/4 facing
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - <$1

 

coin Mexico 20 centavos 1983
20 centavos 1983 (1983-1984)

bronze
1984 / CULTURA OLMECA / 20 C / Cultura Olmeca mask
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - <$1

 

 

coin Mexico 10 centavos 1905
10 centavos 1905 (1905-1914)

silver
10 CENTAVOS 1905 / Value and date within 3/4 wreath with Liberty cap above
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $6-8

 

coin Mexico 10 centavos 1919
10 centavos 1919

silver 0.800
10 CENTAVOS 1919 / Value and date within 3/4 wreath with Liberty cap above
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $20-25

 

coin Mexico 20 centavos 1920
10 centavos 1920 (1919-1921, 1935)
bronze
10 C 1920 / Value and date within wreath
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $10-12

 

coin Mexico 20 centavos 1925
10 centavos 1925 (1925-1935)

silver 0.720
10 CENTAVOS 1925 / Value and date within 3/4 wreath with Liberty cap above
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $6-8

 

coin Mexico 10 centavos 1936
10 centavos 1936 (1936-1946)

copper-nickel
10 CENTAVOS 1936/ Value and date within ornament circle
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $1-3

 

coin Mexico 10 centavos 1967
10 centavos 1967 (1955-1967)
bronze
DIEZ CENTAVOS 1967 / Bust left
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - <$1

 

coin Mexico 10 centavos 1977
10 centavos 1977 (1974-1980)

copper-nickel
10 CS 1977 / Upright ear of corn
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - <$1

 

 

coin Mexico 5 centavos 1906
5 centavos 1906 (1905-1914)

nickel
5 CENTAVOS 1906 / Value and date within ornament circle
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $3-4

 

coin Mexico 5 centavos 1927
5 centavos 1927 (1914-1935)

bronze
5 C 1927 / Value and date within wreath
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $7-10

 

coin Mexico 5 centavos 1936
5 centavos 1936 (1936-1942)

copper-nickel
5 CENTAVOS 1936 / Value and date within ornament circle
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - ~$1

 

coin Mexico 5 centavos 1954
5 centavos 1954 (1942-1955)
bronze
CINCO CENTAVOS 1954 / Head left
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - ~$1

 

coin Mexico 5 centavos 1950
5 centavos 1950

copper-nickel
5 CENTAVOS 1950 / Bust right
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $5-8

 

coin Mexico 5 centavos 1956
5 centavos 1956 (1954-1969)
brass
CINCO CENTAVOS 1956 / Bust right
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - <$1

 

coin Mexico 5 centavos 1974
5 centavos 1974 (1970-1976)

brass
CINCO CENTAVOS 1974 / Bust right
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - <$1

 

 

coin Mexico 2 centavos 1939
2 centavos 1939 (1905-1941)

bronze
2 C 1939 / Value and date within wreath
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $5-6

 

 

coin Mexico 1 centavo 1939
1 centavo 1939 (1905-1949)
bronze
1 C 1939 / Value and date within wreath
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $2-4

 

coin Mexico 1 centavo 1964
1 centavo 1964 (1959-1969)

brass
1 C 1964 / Oat sprigs
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - ~$1

 

coin Mexico 1 centavo 1970
1 centavo 1970 (1970-1973)

brass
1 C 1970 / Oat sprigs
ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / National arms
Coin value - $10-20

 

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