The first of the modern one ounce Silver Libertad coins was issued and released in 1982 by the Banco de Mexico, but a re-design of the reverse occurred in 1996. The Libertad bullion coin has a purity of .999 fine silver and weighs in at 31.6 grams or one full troy ounce, the silver 1oz libertad was first minted in the 1982 by the Mexican Mint which was established in 1535. The coin generally features the coat of arms of Mexico which is of an eagle with a snake in its mouth on the observe of the coin, and the image of the Independence Angelin front of a landscape of two volcanoes on the reverse of the coin. Libertads are minted in uncirculated and proof versions, there are also produced in different sizes and in sets. The silver libertad is sold in a silver proof version and also in the usual bullion finish. Libertads are one of the most recognized mexican silver coins on the market for collectors and investors to buy.
Design Type 1 Angel (1982-1996)
Design Type 2 Angel (1996-present)
The Libertad is offered in a number of different sizes for collectors 1/20oz,1/10oz, ¼oz, ½oz, 1oz, 2oz, 5oz and 1kilo. Silver proof versions of these coins in all sizes and silver proof sets are also available.
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Silver Proof Libertad Sets
The Proof Libertad Set contains 5 silver proof coins which are 1oz, ½oz, ¼oz, 1/10oz and a 1/20oz, the proof coins are set in a wooden presentation case. A total of around 1000 set are produced.
Silver Proof like Kilo Libertad
The Proof like Kilo Libertad weighs in at 2.2 pounds or 32oz of .999 silver, with a diameter of 110mm this is one impressive coin. A total of between 800 and 1800 are minted depending on year.
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