Mexico:10 Centavos 1919-1921,1935


Quick Coinage Facts

Years Minted: 1919-1921, 1935
Composition: Bronze
Diameter: 30.5 mm
Weight: 12 grams
Total Series Mintage: 4,017,250
Obverse Design: National Arms
Reverse Design: Denomination


The obverse design features the Mexican coat of arms, an eagle clutching a snake while it perches on a prickly pear cactus. On the outer periphery is the phrase “ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS” or as translated to english “United Mexican States”.

The reverse design features a wreath tied off with a bow at the bottom, the denomination “10C” within and year of issue at the top. All coins were minted at the Mexico City Mint and display a “Mo” mint mark just below the bow.


Obverse Reverse

General Market Notes

Excluding errors and varieties, the key to the series is the 1921 issue but given the short number of years minted and a total series mintage slightly over 4 million you really cannot go wrong with an example from any year in a grade of XF or higher.

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