Appreciate multiplicity of Mexico with the 2009 1 oz Silver Mexican Libertad. The coin is composed of 99.9% pure silver and makes a wonderful addition to any collection.
The reverse features several variations of the Mexican coat of arms. The current coat of arms is surrounded by ten historical coats of arms of Mexico. The obverse of the coin details the iconic Winged Victoria or, as it is known in Mexico, the Angel de la Independencia. The Winged Victoria is set against the Popocatépetl volcano and Iztaccíhuatl mountain.
The Winged Victoria is an actual historic monument and it resides in downtown Mexico City. The monument was erected in 1910 to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of Mexican Independence from Spanish rule and sits atop a 36 meter (118 ft) high column. The actual statue of the angel measures 6.7 meters (22 ft) and is coated with 24 karat gold. In 1925, the Heroes of the Mexican Independence were laid to rest in the mausoleum at the base of the column.
Don't miss out on great deals on the 99.9% pure 2009 1 oz Silver Mexican Libertad at Gainesville Coins. This coin had a mintage of only 21,000 coins, making it highly desirable to collectors building a complete set!
|Actual Metal Weight:||1 ozt|
|Mint:||Casa de Moneda de Mexico (Mexican Mint)|