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2016 Proof Mexican Libertad 1/4 oz Gold Coin in Capsule

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Mexican Libertads are some of the most popular coins in North America. They are a product of the Mexican Mint. While there are both gold and silver versions of the Libertad coins, the gold version was introduced a year before the silver version. Today, you can purchase the 2016 Proof Mexican Libertad 1/4 oz Gold Coin from Provident Metals.


  • Each coin ships in a protective plastic capsule!
  • 13th release of Proof Mexican Gold Libertads!
  • Contains 1/4 oz of .999 pure gold in stunning proof finish.
  • Mexican coat of arms featured on the reverse of all coins.
  • Obverse design features Winged Victory.

Mexican Libertad Gold Coins were first released in 1981 with a 1 oz, 1/2 oz, and 1/4 oz weight options. While that production run only lasted a year, production started up again in 1991.


On the obverse of all of these 2016 Proof Mexican Libertad 1/4 oz Gold Coins is the image of the Winged Victory statue that can be found in Mexico City. The statue was erected in 1920 as a celebration of the 100th anniversary of Mexican Independence. At the same time, the gold Centenario coin was also released, and this coin is where the Libertad gets its design inspiration.


The coat of arms of Mexico is featured on the reverse of all Mexican Libertads. There are actually ten different versions of this coat of arms that have been used throughout history, but only the most rendition is used on Mexican Libertad Coins.


The Mexican Mint has been Mexicos official sovereign mint since 1535. In fact, it is the oldest operating minting facility in the Western Hemisphere. The mint was originally built by Spanish conquistadors who wanted to export gold back to Spain and continental Europe.

Proof Mexican Libertad Gold Coins have an interesting mintage history. In 1983, only 883 1 oz gold coins were minted. Then, there was a six-year hiatus before another coin was struck. In 1989, only 704 1/2 oz coins were minted. Regular minting didnt really occur until 2004 with the 1/4 oz proof coin. The next year, annual production started for the 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/10 oz, and 1/20 oz gold options.


When it comes to ordering Mexican Libertad Gold Coins, look no further than Provident Metals. Ordering is quick and easy. If you need any assistance, contact our customer service team. You can reach us via email, live chat, or telephone at 800-313-3315.

How Does Free Shipping Work?

When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $9.95 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

When will my order ship?

Most Provident orders are shipped within one (1) business day of your payment clearing. Payments made via PayPal clear instantly. Bitcoin payments clear instantly once the transaction is confirmed. Credit Card and bank wire payments process within 1 business day. ACH and paper check payments take 3-5 business days. Once payments are processed, products are released to fulfillment for packaging and shipping.

Can I choose the method of shipping?

All orders of $199 or more that are eligible for free shipping are, by default, shipped via a carrier of our choice (USPS or UPS). Depending on the contents and size of your purchase, you may be able to upgrade to a specific carrier during checkout.

Will I need to sign for my package?

For those orders of $999.99 or less, there is no need to sign for your package. However, you may select the option to require a signature at delivery if you want. This can be chosen and paid for at checkout. All orders of $1000 or more require a signature to complete delivery.

What about International Orders?

Provident is only able to ship to addresses in any of the 50 US states. This includes P.O. boxes and APO addresses.

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Product Details

Year 2016
Mint Mark Not shown
Metals Purity .999
Producer Mexican Mint
Thickness 1.4 mm
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Proof
Country Mexico
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Mexican Libertad
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging Plastic Capsule
Metal Content .25 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2573255