Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

Post by Mark Behren » Thu, 01 May 2003 18:45:42



We have been requested to send with our kindergartener something from
Mexcio to school for Cinco de Mayo.  My son already has a 1986 mint
set he received at the Baltimore show a few months ago.  I am also sending
a one peso note from his deceased Grandmother's hoard.  My question is
this:

What are the dimensions of a Libertad silver bullion coin?

We will be going to a small coin show this weekend, and I thought
I could pick up a Libertad.  However, I really don't want to send
a raw coin, so I would like to put it into a holder.  I have SAE
holders.  Would these work?

Also, any suggestions on any other easily had and cheap Mexican
coins that have a tie into Cinco de Mayo would be deeply appreciated.

Thanks to all,

Mark

 
 
 

Cinco de Mayo

Post by J. A. McNerne » Thu, 01 May 2003 22:49:27


Quote:

> We have been requested to send with our kindergartener something from
> Mexcio to school for Cinco de Mayo.  My son already has a 1986 mint
> set he received at the Baltimore show a few months ago.  I am also sending
> a one peso note from his deceased Grandmother's hoard.  My question is
> this:

> What are the dimensions of a Libertad silver bullion coin?

> We will be going to a small coin show this weekend, and I thought
> I could pick up a Libertad.  However, I really don't want to send
> a raw coin, so I would like to put it into a holder.  I have SAE
> holders.  Would these work?

> Also, any suggestions on any other easily had and cheap Mexican
> coins that have a tie into Cinco de Mayo would be deeply appreciated.

> Thanks to all,

> Mark

The 1 oz Libertad will fit into a $1 holder.

Some great pictures and more information can found at the Mexican Mint WEB site.

http://www.cmonedam.com.mx/cmm/cmm_bastidores_i.htm

1 Troy Ounce Libertad

 Metal  Silver

 Denomination  1 Oz

 Diameter  40.000 mm

 Finish  Satin or Bullion

 Fineness  0.999

 Weight  31.103 g

 Contents  1 Troy Ounce

 Edge   Milled

JAM