Mexico 2010 5 pesos KM-920

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Mexico 2010 5 pesos Hidalgo rev 600.jpg

This specimen is one of a series issued by the Mexico City mint to honor heroes of the War of Independence (1810-21) and the Mexican Revolution (1910-17). The program was modeled on the U. S. Mint's state quarter program and has been quite popular. The specimen shown here, honors Miguel Hidalgo, hero of the War of Independence, which started in Guanajuato. The coins are the same weight and diameter as the bimetallic five pesos issued since 1992 (KM 552).

Recorded mintage: 6,932,486 plus 4,763 proofs.

Specification: 7.07 g, bimetallic, stainless steel outer ring with an aluminum-bronze center, 25.5 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 920.

Sources:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date, 13th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2018.

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