Mexico 1919-M 10 centavos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This ten centavos piece replaced the ten centavos piece struck 1905-14 before and during the Revolution. The older coin was 2.5 g, .800 fine. It, in turn, was replaced by a bronze ten centavos piece. The last branch mints, Zacatecas and Culiacan, were closed in 1905 and all official Mexican coinage since has borne the Mexico City mintmark ("M" or "Mo").

Recorded mintage: 8,360,000.

Specification: 1.81 g, .800 fine silver, .046 troy oz ASW, 15 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 429.

Source:

  • Harper, David C. [Ed.], North American Coins & Prices, 17th Ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.
  • 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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