Coin Of The Aztec Emperor: 50 Centavos(Mexico, 1981)-Reference

This Mexican coin represents the 4th denomination coin of the Mexican Peso (Series A). The detailed observe depicts Aztec Emperor Cuauhtémoc (1497-1525), in profile. The reverse features the Mexican Coat of Arms, based founding of the city of Tenochtitlan (Aztec capital).

The coin is a relatively large, reeded-edge design, made of a Copper-Nickel alloy and weighs 6.5 g. It's dimensions are 25 mm (0.84 in) wide and 1.9 mm (0.075 in) thick. Making it similar in size than a US Quarter (24.26/0.955 in), in that respect. (Note: This article's reference to "Series A", should be taken as a generalization. Of the period which the coin circulated.)



Size Comparison

A 50 Centavo with US Quarter for scale.
A 50 Centavo with US Quarter for scale.

Additional Notes

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