From the Winged Liberty design on the obverse side to the Mexican Coat of Arms on the reverse side of the coin, you can’t help feeling the national pride that radiates from this coin. The 2016 1 oz Mexican Silver Libertad Coin is a coin that celebrates Mexico. This masterfully designed coin looks gorgeous in .999 fine silver.
- Made of 1 Troy oz. of .999 pure silver
- Obverse of the coin has Winged Liberty
- The reverse has Mexico’s Coat of Arms
- Backed by the Banco de México
The obverse side of the coin has Winged Liberty, the famous statue that sits at the top of the column that is an icon in Mexico City. Liberty is holding a wreath in one hand and broken chains in the other. In the background are the Sierra Madre mountains. Engraved above the image is ‘1 oz Plata Pura 2016 LEY .999’.
On the coin’s reverse side of the coin is a modern version of Mexico’s Coat of Arms at the very center. Around this design are other designs of the Coat of Arms as represented throughout the ages. This Coat of Arms is made from the famous story regarding the founding of Mexico City. The Aztecs saw a golden eagle eating a rattlesnake. The scene inspired them to found what is now known as Mexico City. This modern design shows a very detailed eagle with its beak and talons clamped onto the rattlesnake. In the foreground are cacti. Written above the battle is ‘Estados Unidos Mexicanos’.
La Casa de Moneda de Mexico is the oldest mint in North America. It was founded in 1535. This mint, located in Mexico City, produces the money for Mexico and mints fine bullion coins of different precious metals. The Gold Libertad Coin dates back to 1981 when it was first introduced. They quickly became very popular for their quality and beauty. They make a limited amount of these coins each year and this makes them highly desirable to collectors as past dates are hard to find.
The 2016 1 oz Mexican Silver Libertad Coin is a wonderful piece of Mexican culture and belongs in your collection. Get yours today.