1/20 oz 2022 Mexican Libertad Proof Gold Coin | Mexican Mint
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The Mexican Libertad gold bullion coin has enduring popularity among investors looking to diversify their holdings with a unique and well-designed coin. The Mexican Libertads consist of silver and gold coins that are minted in extremely low quantities when compared to other bullion coins, this factor increases both demand and premiums. In addition to their low mintages, the attractive design of the winged victory statue adds a collectability aspect that can be appreciated by numismatists as well, ensuring that this is a sound purchase for investment for multiple reasons. Diversify your holdings with the addition of a 1/20 oz 2022 Mexican Libertad Proof Gold coin, right now! An even more iconic design to the Mexican Gold Libertad coins!
- Individual coins ship in protective packaging
- Consisting of 1/20 oz of 999 Fine Gold
- Obverse: Features a relief of Mexico's national shield, surrounded by nine iterations of Mexico's various national coats of arms as well as a laurel wreath crown along with the inscription "ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS" (which translates to "United Mexican States")
- Reverse: Features a sculptural relief design of Mexico City’s Angel of Independence, the winged victory, shown against a background consisting of two landmark Mexican volcanoes: the Popocatépetl and the Iztaccihuatl, the Mexican Mint stamp along with inscriptions indicating the coin's weight, type and purity in Spanish
- Proof finish and uncirculated condition
Mexico is a nation that is renowned for its beauty and the fierce pride of the people that reside within it. The pride is reflected in its rich culture and history and has been instilled in all of the nation's products, including its bullion range of silver and gold coins. The Libertads carry important symbols of the history of the Mexican people along with an extremely attractive design.
Proof coins are created with a high-quality minting process, which gives the coins a distinctive mirror-like reflective surface.
The obverse feature is the monument of independence: Angel de la Independencia, the Mexican independence victory column holding the winged victory statue, which is displayed prominently in the heart of Mexico City in a sculptural relief design. The monument pays homage to the Roman Goddess of victory, or Victoria, with no attention to detail left out. In the background, the coin highlights two key symbols of Mexican history: the Mexican volcanoes Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl, the nation's second and third largest volcanoes, respectively.
The two volcanic structures hold a prominent role in Aztec mythology as well as Mexico's history. Popocatépetl was a fearsome warrior who was promised the Emperor's daughter, Iztaccíhuatl upon the successful completion of an ensuing battle, to increase the warrior's ferocity and resolve. Assuming that he would not return, the Emperor told his daughter that Popocatépetl had died in battle, causing Iztaccíhuatl to perish from grief. Following his triumphant return, the fearless warrior encountered his deceased bride and laid her to rest. Her form remains as Iztaccíhuatl mountain, or La Mujer Dormida, "The Sleeping woman." The legend of the reverse side of the coin reveals its weight, purity, and year of issue, written in Spanish. To this day, Popocatépetl remains an active Volcano, while Iztaccíhuatl does not.
At the center of the reverse, a Mexican Golden Eagle is depicted atop of a prickly pear cactus, as it devours a snake. The encircling images are the various phases of the Mexican coat of arms in a clockwise direction as well as the inscription "Estados Unidos Mexicanos". The reverse also pays tribute to the Aztec heritage of the Nation. It was prophesied that the ancient civilization would settle around the location in which the image was witnessed as reality. Mexico City is the land in which this prophecy is said to have materialized.
Add a 1/20 oz Gold Libertad Proof coin to your collection today! A classic design that carries easy liquidity to sell as well as reliability from the oldest mint in the American continent.
ABOUT THE MEXICAN MINT
Established in 1535, La Casa de Moneda de Mexico, or The Mexican Mint, is the oldest mint in the Americas and one of the world's oldest mints, with the Mexican Gold Peso being an enduring and highly collected relic of the past. With an operational life in excess of 400 years, it is safe to say that Mexico's national mint has a well-established and well-garnered reputation, working alongside esteemed Banco de México (the Mexican Bank) to mint circulating money for the Mexican people. A contributing factor to the mint's success is the Libertad bullion gold and silver coins.
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