1978-1980 1 oz Mexico Silver Onza Scale – AU+

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Discover the charm and value of the 1978-1980 Mexico 1 oz Silver Onza Balance Scale, a sterling silver investment piece that captures the essence of Mexican heritage and numismatic beauty. This coin stands out for its blend of historical significance and investment appeal, offering a unique addition to any collection or investment portfolio. Its allure is not just in its precious metal content but also in its representation of Mexico’s rich minting history.


Key Features :

  • Composed of 33.625 grams of .925 fine silver, totaling 1 oz of silver.
  • Available in protective packaging to preserve its condition.
  • Dated 1979 or 1980, these bullion coins are rated Almost Uncirculated or better, with some showing toning.
  • The coin features an image of a screw press on the obverse side, alongside the inscription “Casa de Moneda de México” and the date.
  • The reverse side displays “Una Onza Troy de Plata Pura” with a set of balance scales at the center, symbolizing fairness and value.
  • The option to enhance its presentation with an attractive display or gift box is available.


The historical backdrop of this coin is deeply intertwined with Mexico’s rich minting tradition, symbolized by the balance scale on the reverse side. This emblem, representing fairness and the equitable exchange of value, echoes the coin’s role in trade and commerce throughout Mexico’s history. The Casa de Moneda de México, mentioned on the obverse, is the oldest mint in the Americas, further tying this coin to the longstanding tradition of silver craftsmanship in the region.


The obverse side of the coin pays homage to the Casa de Moneda de México, featuring an intricate depiction of a screw press, which is a nod to the traditional methods of coin minting. This imagery, alongside the coin’s date, beautifully encapsulates Mexico’s rich numismatic history and technological advancement in minting.


On the reverse, the coin proudly displays “Una Onza Troy de Plata Pura” around a central motif of balance scales. This design not only signifies the coin’s weight and purity but also symbolizes the balance and fairness in trade, a value deeply rooted in Mexico’s economic history. The balance scale serves as a reminder of the coin’s role in commerce and the intrinsic value of silver as a medium of exchange.


Embrace the 1978-1980 Mexico 1 oz Silver Onza Balance Scale as more than an investment; it’s a tangible connection to the illustrious legacy of Mexican silver craftsmanship and the enduring value of precious metals. With its precise blend of historical richness and numismatic elegance, this coin not only enriches your collection but also narrates a story of tradition, technology, and the timeless allure of silver. Standing out in both design and heritage, it offers an unparalleled opportunity to hold a piece of Mexico’s vibrant history in the palm of your hand.




MO- Mexico City

Precious Metal


Metal Content

1 Troy Ounce


.925 Fine


AU (Almost Uncirculated)


41.5 mm


3.2 mm

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