Mexico 1901-Cn Q 5 centavos

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from the San Dimas Collection
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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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Shown is an 1901CnQ five centavos, of a type struck 1898-1904. This issue from Culiacan is among the common dates, available in all grades. Assayer Q (JQ on the peso) is recorded for 1899-1903. Other mints include Zacatecas, Guanajuato and Mexico City. The mintage of silver five centavos ceased with the reform of 1905.

Specification: 1.35 g, .903 fine silver, .039 troy oz ASW.

Recorded Mintage: 148,000.

Catalog reference: KM 400.


  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
  • Harper, David C. [Ed.], North American Coins & Prices, 17th Ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.

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