Is it Real? 1934 One Peso Mexico

Discussion in 'World Coins' started by Atarian, Jun 14, 2021.

  1. Atarian

    Atarian Well-Known Member

    Picked up up for $10 (with a Morgan for $20) which is a bit less than melt. Only one he had. Weight is 16.57 grams. Per NGC "correct" weight is 16.60 grams. Non-magnetic, passes magnetic coin slide test.

    Looks legit to me. I thought it was/is an interesting coin. Any thoughts appreciated.

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  3. Spark1951

    Spark1951 Accomplishment, not Activity Supporter

    Nice coin…Mexico has some very beautiful, intricate and interesting designs…and this is one of them. It looks authentic to me, I like both sides but favor the reverse…nice eagle…jmho…Spark
  4. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error Specialist "in Training "

  5. Atarian

    Atarian Well-Known Member

    Thanks! The price was right.
  6. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    I like it, too!
  7. Bradley Trotter

    Bradley Trotter Supporter! Supporter

    Regarding the authenticity of this particular coin, there's nothing to be worried about. 1934 is a relatively common date with a mintage of 22,070,000 according to Numista and Krause.
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  8. J.T. Parker

    J.T. Parker Well-Known Member

    Hello Artarian,
    In 2019 that Peso had a catalogue value of $7.00 in XF-40...$15.00 in MS-60.
    I would guesstimate around $10+/- if you purchased it from a dealer.
  9. AidenAlexander

    AidenAlexander Supporter! Supporter

    Yeah sometimes the scales are a bit off but nice coin:D
  10. princeofwaldo

    princeofwaldo Grateful To Be eX-I/T!


    The challenge will come when silver hits $170 an ounce and you must then decide how attached you are to it.
  11. Seascape

    Seascape U.S. & World Collector

    I have a few of those. Thsts a really good example. I see some that just look like they should just get melted. When they pop like yours does they are hard to pass up.

    Good pick.
  12. Rushmore

    Rushmore Coin Addict

    looks legit. Nice pick up there.
  13. Razz

    Razz Critical Thinker

    I really like the design on both sides. Hard to tell from your pics if it has been cleaned, but overall nice. Here is my 1922. Polish_20200628_204730456~2.jpg
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