This week's featured coin is a 100 peso bi-metallic piece from Mexico featuring the temple of El Tajin. The structure is a Pre-Columbian archaeological site located in the modern city of Poza Rica, Veracruz. El Tajin was the primary site of the Classic Veracruz culture, and is considered one of classic Mesoamerica's largest cities.
The obverse of the coin features the national arms of Mexico with the legend ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS, while the reverse shows the Pyramid of El Tajín and the legend VERACRUZ DE IGNACIO DE LA LLAVE.
The exact mintage figures of the coin are not known. The coin is valued at $25.00 in BU condition.
KM# - 859
Coinage Type - Reform Coinage (State Commemoratives)
Mint - Mexico City
Composition - Bi-Metallic .912 Silver 20.1753g center in Aluminum-Bronze ring
Weight - 33.94 g
Diameter - 39.04 mm
Edge Type - Segmented reeding
Series - Second