Mexico 1918-1948 'Hidalgo' Gold 2 1/2 Peso AU. A Creole priest, Miguel Hidalgo is revered as 'the Father of Mexican Democracy.' In 1811 he gave his life to the cause of Mexican independence from Spain. The sculpted portrait captures his intense dedication to liberty. On the obverse is the famous Mexican Eagle of democracy. This gold coin was struck intermittently during and after both world wars. Impressive About Uncirculated quality.
Mexico 1905-1959 'Free Trade' 5 Peso Gold AU. This 'Hidalgos' coin is part of the first Republican coinage of Mexico. Shown is the national hero of Mexican Independence, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla a martyr to independence from Spain. Shown on the obverse of the small issue is the typical Mexican eagle. With a gold content of .1206 troy ounces, this is an affordable way to add to your precious metals collection.