What are Mexican Coins worth?
We get this question a lot. It really depends on when they are from. The hard part with Mexican coins is that there is a large area of coins from the 1960s to early 1990s that have no exchange value, no silver value, and no collector value.
Part of the reason they have no exchange value is because they have been demonetized. This means the the currency has been made useless by decree of the government.
The good news is that it makes it very inexpensive to put together different types of Mexican coins. Most of the coins have the Eagle and Snake symbol on one side, the other side will often have a portrait of Morales or Hidalgo, while some have really neat images of Aztec or Palenque culture.
Fourscore and seven years….it was the best of times it was the worst of times….in the beginning….
If you are hoping for great speeches or timeless words, the Coin Geek Blog is not going to deliver. However- if you are looking for information about coins, currency, bullion and an education in collectibles, consumer awareness, and the occasional bit of fun, then you are in the right place.
You will be able to follow the blog on Facebook, so please like us there. Thanks, Ben (aka The Coin Geek).
The old adage is true. You may have seen a lot of ads on the local TV claiming you can get a ”free trip to Vegas” if you sell them your gold. I’ll point out this small company does not send you to Vegas out of the goodness of their hearts. They pay you less, and use some of the profit from the purchase to pay for your ”free” Vegas trip. Come on in to Old Pueblo Coin and you’ll have a lot more money to spend in Vegas if you buy the tickets yourself AND get a fair price for your gold and silver.