10 Peso United Mexican States (1867 - ) Silver Miguel Hidalgo

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Denomination:
10 Peso
Metal:
Issue year(s):
1956

Person:
Miguel Hidalgo             
Catalog reference:

1956, Mexico (United Mexican States). Large Silver 10 Pesos Crown. XF!

Mint Year: 1956
Reference: KM-474.
Mint Place: Mexico City
Denomination: 10 Pesos (Diez Pesos)
Material: Silver (.900) - .8359 oz. ASW
Weight: 28.89gm
Diameter: 39mm

Obverse: Head of Miguel Hidalgo left. Mint mark (Mo) of the Mexcio City mint in right field.
Legend: INDEPENDENCIA Y LIBERTAD . HIDALGO .

Reverse: Eagle with a snake in its beak, standing on a cactus plant, denomination, silver content in legend.
Legend: ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS / DIEZ PESOS . 28 . 888 G . 1956 . LEY . 900 .

Miguel Gregorio Antonio Ignacio Hidalgo y Costilla y Gallaga Mondarte Villaseñor ( 8 May 1753 – 30 July 1811), more commonly known as Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla or simply Miguel Hidalgo, was a Mexican priest and a leader of the Mexican War of Independence.

In 1810 Hidalgo led a group of indigenous and mestizo peasants in a revolt against the dominant peninsulares under the banner of the Virgin of Guadalupe. After clashes with the criollos and Mexican townspeople the group disbanded. Hidalgo was captured on 21 March 1811, and executed on 30 July.

Hidalgo’s rebellion was the beginning of what would become the Mexican War of Independence. Although he was unsuccessful in his original aim, Hidalgo’s efforts were followed by those of José María Morelos and Agustín de Iturbide who brought down the colonial governments of Spain in Mexico. Hidalgo is considered the Father of the Nation of Mexico.

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CoinWorldTV 1956, Mexico (United Mexican States). Large Silver 10 Pesos Crown. XF! Mint Year: 1956 Reference: KM-474. Mint Place: Mexico City Denomination: 10 Pesos (Diez Pesos) Material: Silver (.900) - .8359 oz. ASW Condition: A tiny rim hit at 1 o'clock and minor deposits, ot ...

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