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Metal peso and centavo - modern coins of Mexico

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  • Mexico, the United States
  • Mexican peso
  • Mexico City
  • of 1 972 550 sq. km
  • Spanish (state), local dialects
  • MX (MEX) 484

Monetary unit of the United States of Mexico is peso which consists from 100 centavo. In monetary circulation there are coins in nominal value 50 centavo and 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 peso.

Nuevo peso (new peso) have been entered in Mexico as a result of a hyperinflation. In 1993 president Carlos Salinas de Gortari has deprived of three zero of peso for replacement of old money under the relation 1 new peso for 1000 old.

In 1993 coins of a new series in nominal value in 5, 10, 20 both 50 centavo and 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 Nuevos peso have been manufactured. Coins 5 and 10 centavo were minted from stainless steel, and 20 and 50 centavo from Aluminum-Bronze an alloy. Coins of new peso were bimetallic, nominal values 1, 2 and 5 peso from Aluminum-Bronze the center and a ring from stainless steel, and nominal values 10, 20 and 50 peso from the silver center of 925 hallmarks and Aluminum-Bronze rings. In 1996 the word "Nuevo" has been removed from coins. The new coin 10 peso has been entered with replacement of the silver center with simple metal. Coins 20 and 50 peso unique circulating now in the world, argentiferous.

In 2003 the Bank of Mexico has begun gradual start of a new series of bimetallic coins 100 peso. Coins often meeting in circulation - 50 centavo and 1, 2, 5, 10 and 20 peso. Coins 50 peso, 10 centavo and 5 centavo meet seldom and them basically do not like to use. The coin 20 peso also has not received a wide circulation, as well as the note with the same name. As of the end 2006 and the beginning of 2007, use of a coin 20 centavo too by degrees drop. The inexpensive goods are evaluated in multiple 10 centavo, and some shops can approximate the prices and to 50 centavo. There is also a tendency for supermarkets - to appeal for clients to offer these centavo on the charitable purposes, for a price rounding off in 50 centavo or 1 peso.

Nominal value: 20 centavo
Stamping: 2002
the Material: Aluminum-Bronze an alloy
the Note:
the Obverse 20 centavo of Mexico the Reverse 20 centavo of Mexico
Nominal value: 5 peso
Stamping: 2002
the Material: the Center - Aluminum-Bronze an alloy, a ring - stainless steel
the Note:
the Obverse 5 peso of Mexico the Reverse 5 peso of Mexico
Nominal value: 10 peso
Stamping: 2002
the Material: the Center - a Copper-Nickel, a ring - Aluminum-Bronze an alloy
the Note:
the Obverse 10 peso of Mexico the Reverse 10 peso of Mexico

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