Mexico 50 Centavos  1950 and 1951
Mexico 50 Centavos 1950 and 1951

I think these Mexican 50 centavos have a pretty cool design, with a proud Native American looking right on one side of the coin, and the beautiful national arms of Mexico on the other side.

These coins were struck in silver, although only 30% pure. Their main value is not as bullion but as collectibles. They bear a mint mark of a small o over a capital M, or 'Mo', which denotes the mint in Mexico City.

These coins were struck for only two years. The 1951 date is scarcer than the 1950 date, but this doesn't change the value too much, as noted below:

worn: $2 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $3
well preserved: $4
fully uncirculated: $5
for coins dated 1951 in fully uncirculated condition, add $1

These are catalog values - refer to our Important Terminology page found at the top left in order to understand what this term means.

Coin: 16697 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: mary valenzuela, Sun, 16-Mar-2014 09:09:53 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Mon, 17-Mar-2014 04:57:03 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Tue, 01-Mar-2016 16:39:12 GMT
Requester description: 1951 Front is a man facing to right with something tied to his head and hangs to the side the number 50 is at bottom right with a CS under it snd top right has a o with M under it and a bird flying down pointing to 50 the other side has a eagle with a snake in its mouth and estados unidos Mexico around it
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