Mexican 2.5, 5, 10 Pesos

Size Fine Metal Content Diameter Weight Fineness
10 Peso 7.4995 gram 22.5 mm 8.333 gram (.2679 troy oz) .900 or 21.6 kt.
5 Peso 3.7497 gram 19 mm 4.1665 gram .1339 troy oz) .900 or 21.6 kt
2.5 Peso 1.8748 gram 15.5 2.083 gram (.0670 troy oz) .900 or 21.6 kt

Each of these three denominations bear the same images. On the obverse, is the profile of national hero, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, who instigated the fight for Mexican Independence in 1810. The reverse shows an eagle perched on a cactus with a snake in its beak.

Mint dates:
10 pesos (1905-08, 1910, 1916-17, 1919-20, 1959, 1961-72)

5 pesos (1905-07, 1910, 1918-20, 1955-72)

2.5 pesos (1919-20, 1944-48, 1951-72)

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