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What Mexican coins contain silver?

Last Updated: 28th June, 2020

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The 20-, 50-, and 100-peso coins are the onlycurrently circulating coinage in the world to containany silver.

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Keeping this in view, what Mexican coins are silver?

Mexico Coin Melt Values

Coin Description Silver Weight (Troy Oz) Silver Value
1920-1945 1 Peso 0.3856 $6.94
1947-1948 1 Peso 0.2250 $4.05
1950 1 Peso 0.1286 $2.31
1957-1967 1 Peso 0.0511 $.91

Subsequently, question is, what foreign coins have silver in them? Most US coins dated 1964 or earlier are 90% finesilver. These include half dimes, dimes, quarters, halfdollars, and silver dollars. Nickels dated 1942–1945are 35% fine silver. That's because the US government washoarding nickel to produce weapons during WW2.

Subsequently, question is, what year Mexican coins are silver?

Melt Values of World Silver Coins

Coin Composition Weight (g)
Mexico Silver Peso (1957-1967) 10% Silver 16
Mexico Silver 2 Peso (1921) 90% Silver 26.6667
Mexico Silver 5 Peso (1947-1948) 90% Silver 30
Mexico Silver 5 Peso (1950-1954) 72% Silver 27.78

Are old Mexican coins worth anything?

Coins: For the current value of oldMexican coins, see this page. a $1,000 peso note dating back tothe late 1970s/early 1980s is worth just one Mexicanpeso today; $1 and $5 peso notes dating back to pre-1975 areworth fractions of a Mexican cent and are now no morethan museum pieces and collectors' items.

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