The Gold Libertad is the official gold bullion coin of Mexico. First minted in 1981, its design is based on the Centenario gold coin that was struck from 1921 to 1947. They are produced in much lower mintage numbers than their northern counterparts the Canadian Gold Maple Leaf and American Gold Eagle, making them some of the most collectible gold bullion coins on the market.
The 1/2 oz Gold Libertad coin is an excellent way to invest in collectible, low-mintage bullion from one of the oldest and renowned sovereign mints in the world. Enhance your portfolio by purchasing a 1/2 oz Gold Libertads today!
The Gold Libertad’s obverse showcases Mexico’s national seal, the Mexican Coat of Arms. The striking design features a golden eagle perched on a prickly pear cactus devouring a rattlesnake. The image is said to reflect the struggle between the nation (the eagle) and the Spanish Empire (the snake). Above the seal, an inscription reads “ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS.” A geometric Aztec scroll surrounds the image.
The reverse features the Victory Angel, also known as the Mexican Angel of Independence. She stands on the Mexican Independence Victory column with one arm outstretched, wings spread wide, and garments billowing around her. She is seen standing between two volcanoes known as Popocatepeti and Iztaccuhuati, named after a pair of lovers from pre-Columbian lore. Inscriptions also include the weight, purity, and year of issue.
The National Mint of Mexico (also known as the Casa de Moneda de Mexico) was established in 1535 and remains the oldest mint in the Americas. In addition to circulation coins, the mint produces bullion coins, commemorative coins, and medals for Mexico and many other nations. These coins have become a popular mainstay among numismatists and other collectors. Today, the Mexican Mint is world-renowned as a state-of-the-art minting facility that combines rich tradition with modern technology to produce beautiful gold and silver coins.
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|Metal Content||0.5 troy oz|
|Metals Purity||.999 Fine Gold|
|Producer||Mexico City Mint|