Mexico 1987 peso
This type was struck 1984-87. The stress of inflation in the 1980's as Mexico squandered her oil bonanza caused many coin types to come and go. This one honors a hero of the war of independence, José Morelos.
Recorded mintage: 250,000,000.
Specification: 5.7 g, stainless steel, 24.5 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 496.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.