The Mexican Mint began minting fraction Libertad coins in the year 1991, and has since released 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz and 1/20 oz variations annually. Fractional Libertad coins, such as this 1/4 oz Silver Mexican Libertad, are stuck in 99.9% pure silver. This 1/4 oz size carries a legal tender face value of 1/4 onza.
The Casa de Moneda de Mexico was the first Mint to exist in both South and North America. It was established in 1535 under the rule of Antonio de Mendoza. For nearly five centuries the Mexican Mint has been producing coinage for the Bank of Mexico and influencing currency worldwide.
On the obverse of the 1/4 oz Mexican Silver Libertad is the Angel of Independence. The divine being carries broken chains in her left hand, symbolizing Mexican freedom. Two volcanic mountains compose the background image, with the denomination and "Plata Pura" inscribed on either side.
Opposite the Angel, on the obverse of the coin is the Mexican Coat of Arms. The image is of an eagle grasping a serpent in its beak and talon. The bird is positioned on a cactus branch, with "Estados Unidos Mexicanos" above it.
These 1/4 oz Silver Libartads are offered in random dates of our choice based on the available inventory at the the time of purchase.