* 1959 Mexican Silver 5 Pesos (Carranza's Centennial) (130MOM-COIN31)

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1959 Mexican Silver 5 Pesos (Carranza's Centennial)

LIMITED ITEM. SURPLUS - PREVIOUSLY OWNEDOnce they are gone we may not get any more. Sold As Is - NON-REFUNDABLE.

These 1959 Mexican 5 pesos coins, commemorating the Centennial of Venustiano Carranza's birth, contain 72% pure silver and have an actual silver weight of .4179 troy ounces.

This special issue silver peso includes a portrait of Carranza on the obverse, with the inscription “Ano De Carranza,” or “Year of Carranza.”  The reverse includes the Mexican seal and the inscription “Cinco Pesos” (5 pesos), “18.055 G,” “1959,” and “Ley .720,” indicating the amount of silver.

Carranza was one of the four leaders in the Mexican Revolution of 1910. He led an uprising against General Victorino Huerta and was elected president after Huerta’s coup was overthrown. Carranza oversaw the creation of the Mexican constitution still in use today.

This coin has been sitting in our personal collection safe for the last 50+ years.

Features of the Coin:

  • Condition: Excellent shape
  • Type: Mexican Silver 5 Pesos (Carranza's Centennial)
  • Origin: Mexico
  • Era / Ruler: United States 
  • Face Value: :5 Pesos 
  • Type: Circulating commemorative coin
  • Year: 1959
  • Metal: Silver (.720)
  • Weight: 18.055 g
  • Diameter: 36 mm
  • Shape: Round
  • Orientation: Coin alignment ↑↓
  • Demonetized: yes
  • Subject: Carranza's Centennial
  • Mintage:1,000,000
  • Obverse: Carranza's Centennial
  • Reverse: Coat of arms of Mexico

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