1/20 oz. Mexican Silver
Libertad





In 1991, the Mexican Mint started production of the Fractional sizes for the Mexican Silver Libertad series.

The new sizes included the 1/2 oz., 1/4 oz., 1/10 oz. and the 1/20oz. Libertads.




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Mexican Independence




Libertad translated in English means 'Freedom'

The Libertad is a symbol of Mexico's Independence, Mexico won its independence from Spain on August 24th, 1821.

Miguel Hidalgo y CostillaMiguel Hidalgo y Costilla

However, this is not the date of its celebrated 'Independence Day,' that date is September 16th.

On September 16th, 1810, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, a Catholic priest, started the Mexican War of Independence when he gave his famous speech "Grito de Dolores" or “Cry of Delores,” named after the town in Guanajuato where it took place.

He rang the bell of his church to get the town's attention, and he called on the people to rise against their Spanish-European occupiers.

Note:

In the United States, 'Cinco de Mayo' is often misinterpreted as Mexico's Independence Day.  Although 'Cinco de Mayo' or the '5th of May' does celebrate an important victory in  Mexico's history, it's not the county's Independence Day.







Design of the
1/20 oz. Mexican Silver Libertad


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Obverse

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The National Coat of Arms of Mexico makes up the design of the obverse side of the 1/20 oz. Silver Libertad.

It shows a Mexican Golden Eagle atop of a cactus with a snake in its beak.

It represents the Aztec Capital of Tenochtitlan, now Mexico City.

Below the Eagle is a wreath made half of oak leaves the other half is  made of laurel leaves.

The Laurel leaves represent Victory and the Oak leaves commemorate Mexican Patriots who have given their lives for Mexico's Independence.

Above the Eagle are the words "ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS," Mexico's official name in the Spanish language.

The Edge on the Silver Libertad is Reeded.









Reverse

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The reverse side of the 1/20 oz. Mexican Silver Libertad features the "Winged Victory" Angel.

The Angel holds in her right hand a laurel crown, symbolizing Victory and in her left hand, she holds a broken chain, symbolizing Freedom.

The "Winged Victory" Angel is shown towering above the volcanic peaks of Popocatépetl and Iztaccihuatl.

"1/20 ONZA" (ounce) & "PLATA PURA" (pure silver) is inscribed along the top of the Silver Libertad.

The coin's Year of Issue and "Ley (pure) .999"  are also inscribed along the top of the Libertad.

The Mint Mark of the Mexican Mint is inscribed to the left of the Winged Angel through the symbol of the "M" under an "O."

The 1/20 oz. Mexican Silver Libertad has No Face Value.





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Coins & Rounds - Defined




The Mexican Libertad is considered to be a 'Round,' not a 'Coin,' the difference is slight but important to know.

private mint or privately held entity manufacture bullion rounds.

Whereas the term for a 'coin' refers to a legal tender coin with a 'Face Value.'

Bullion Rounds are not legal tender, and no government backs them.

There are some exceptions to this rule, one example being the Mexican Libertad.

The Mexican Mint produces Gold and Silver Libertads, under the authority of the Central Bank of Mexico (Banco de Mexico) and the Mexican Government.

However, silver and gold Libertads DO NOT have a face value, for this reason, they are often referenced to be Rounds and not Coins.







1/20 oz. Mexican Silver Libertad
Coin Information




Introduction:.......1991

IRA approved:......Yes

Grade:.................Uncirculated

Face Value:..........No

Silver Content:.....1/20 Troy oz. (ozt.)

Total Weight:.......1.55 grams

Purity:.................99.90% / .999

Diameter:............16.00mm

Mint Mark:...........Yes

Edge:..................Reeded









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1/20 oz. Mexican Silver Libertad
Mintage Figures:




Year     Mintage

1991....50,017

1992....295,783

1993....100,000

1994....90,100

1995....50,000

1996....50,000

1997....20,000

1998....6,400

1999....8,001

2000....57,500

2001....25,000

2002....45,000

2003....50,000

2004....30,000

2005....15,000

2006....20,000

2007....3,500

2008....7,000

2009....10,000

2010....12,000

2011....15,000

2012....0

2013....13,500

2014....5,700

2015....18,400

2016....22,900


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The Story Behind the Mexican Coat of Arms

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In the early 1300s, an Aztec tribe also known as the Mexica tribe, who had no homeland, wandered around the northern areas of the country, known as Mesoamerica, in search of a place to build their Empire.

As the legend goes, in 1323, the tribe's leader received a vision in a dream that they were to settle at the place where they saw an eagle with a snake in its beak, while perched at the top of a prickly pear cactus.

Two years later, the dream was fulfilled on a swampy island, in Lake Texcoco.

Scouts for the tribe found the eagle, snake, and cactus in the same fashion that the leader described to them, in his vision.

This is where the tribe settled and built the city of Tenochtitlan, which became the center of the Aztec Empire.

Today, Tenochtitlan is known as Mexico City.




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