Mexican Libertad Silver Coin

Similar to the American Silver Eagle or the Canadian Silver Maple, the Mexican Silver Libertad is considered a highly valuable silver bullion coin for investment. It is also considered the official silver coin of Mexico. Continue reading to learn more about the Silver Libertad and how you can invest.

DESIGN

Front / Obverse

The front side of the Mexican Silver Libertad shows the goddess of victory – the winged Victoria. This goddess is considered an important symbol in Mexican culture. Behind her are two volcanoes called Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl.

Rear / Reverse

The back side of the Mexican Libertad currently shows the Mexican national seal. This seal is an eagle sitting on top of a cactus with a snake in its beak. Around the eagle are 10 symbols used to represent Mexico’s 10 provinces.

 

HISTORY

The Mexican Silver Libertad was first introduced in 1982 from the National Mint of Mexico, which has been in operation since the 1500’s. In the few years after the Silver Libertad’s release, its popularity soared. The National Mint of Mexico decided to release more coins and sizes in 1991. Today, the Silver Libertad remains a popular silver coin for collectors and investors.

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