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Mexican Silver Coins

Mexican Silver Coins

Beautiful 1oz Silver Libertad coins produced by The Mint Of Mexico.

Due to large deposits of silver and other precious metals, Mexico and the surrounding areas have long been a source of gold and silver for world markets. Mexico is one of the largest silver producers in the world, the region current account for around 20 percent of the world's silver mine production.

In 1535, the Spanish colonies in Mexico were growing and prospering. The need for regular currency was increasing, and as a result, the Spanish government commissioned a mint to be built in Mexico City. It was to be the first minting facility in the Americas. The 1oz Mexican Silver Libertad Coin was first produced by the government of Mexico in 1982.

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