México - 1 Centavo 1863 - 2nd Republic

monnaie monde mexique mexico 1 centavo 1863 2nd republic
monnaie monde mexique mexico 1 centavo 1863 2nd republic

Country: México, 2nd Republic

Mint: México City

Type: Common coin
Year: 1863
Value: 1 Centavo (0.01)
Metal: Copper 
Weight: 8.95 g. 
Diameter: 25 mm.
Orientation: Coin alignment ↑↓ 
Grade: VF35-XF40 (damage graffiti)
References: KM# 390

Obverse:
Seated Liberty, in her left hand a spear, and resting her right arm on the book of Law. A laurel crown on her seat. On the back of the seat a quiver and an ax.
Under floor the engraver's last name.

Lettering:
•LIBERTAD Y REFORMA•
PAREDES

Reverse:
Thick laurel crown tied with big ribbon, encircling value and date. With mint mark at bottom under ribbon.

Lettering:
UN CENTAVO.
1863.
Mo

Edge:
Large Reeded or Smooth varieties.

Comments:
Meaning of Obverse: Liberty sitting on solid stone, laurel meaning a King's seat. Her dominant (right) arm is supported by Law, and on her left a spear to fend off attackers. Ax and quiver are the armed forces that are willing to defend the seat.

 

KM# 390
02 Jun 2019
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