Mexico 5 Pesos (with Cuauhtemoc)  1947 and 1948
Mexico 5 Pesos (with Cuauhtemoc) 1947 and 1948

Tens of millions of these coins were minted in Mexico during 1947 and 1948. They contain 0.868 troy ounces of silver, so their Base Value (BV) is 0.868 times the current price of silver. Right now, silver is trading around $20 US dollars per troy ounce, so BV = 0.868 x 20 = $17.30. To track the price of silver, use

No matter what condition, these coins are always worth at least BV. For nice-looking uncirculated examples, you can add a small amount to the value, like this:

worn: BV
average circulated: BV
well preserved: BV + $2
fully uncirculated: BV + $10

The 50 centavos coin also sports the striking image of Cuauhtemoc. Click to this page [PRESS HERE].

Coin: 16803 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Peter, Sat, 05-Apr-2014 05:02:40 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 05-Apr-2014 14:54:50 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Fri, 27-Mar-2015 23:27:21 GMT
Requester description: 1948 Estados Unidos Mexicanos, Eagle snake on cactus, Aztec warrior head, cinco pesos, 30 gramos, ley 0.900, Mo, 1948
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