Mexico 1914 peso

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This specimen is the final and key date of the "Caballito" peso struck at Mexico City 1910-14. It is the last full weight peso from Mexico, ending a tradition going back to colonial times. The low mintage may be attributed to the chaos of the Revolution.

Record mintage: 120,000.

Specification: 27.07 g, .903 fine silver, .786 troy oz ASW. Designed by Charles Pillet of France.

Catalog reference: KM 453.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
  • Harris, Robert P., A Guide Book of Modern Latin American Coins, Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Co., 1966.
  • Utberg, Neil S., The Coins of Mexico, 1536-1963, San Antonio, TX, 1963.

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