Mexico 1987 100 pesos KM-493
This type was struck 1984-92 and honors the hero of the Revolution, Venustiano Carranza. The stress of inflation in the 1980's as Mexico squandered her oil bonanza caused many coin types to come and go.
Recorded mintage: 165,000,000.
Specification: 11.7 g, aluminum bronze, 26.5 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 493.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.