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Old 03-29-2017, 08:59 PM
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Default Live close to mexico? try to get these silver coins

Most people don't know that this coin is silver (center)
.925 silver

https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces590.html

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Old 03-29-2017, 09:04 PM
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Cool coin , what is the silver value , ,,,,,HH
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I found one at a school in KS in 2014. It was a 20 Peso. Silver center is 1/4 oz of Sterling.



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Old 03-30-2017, 03:13 AM
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Cool coin , what is the silver value , ,,,,,HH
2-3$ if i recall maybe more

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I have tried crh'ing for them here, no dice. As soon as the centers were worth more than the coin everyone and their brother knew it and melted...

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I found this earlier this year, don't think it got any silver in it. Found up north in my town and there's a lot of Mexican family live around this park that I found it in. HH
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I found one last year.
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Nice example Jam - all kinds 'o silva!

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Originally Posted by Edward1971 View post
I found this earlier this year, don't think it got any silver in it. Found up north in my town and there's a lot of Mexican family live around this park that I found it in. HH
That is one cool peso.

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Is there any silver in it?
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Old 05-25-2017, 05:36 AM
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Originally Posted by Edward1971 View post
Is there any silver in it?
It's a bi-metallic coin, the outer ring is aluminum-bronze, and the center is copper-nickel-zinc. I found this info from an identical coin on an eBay auction.

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Default Bi-metallic Mexican $10 Pesos coins

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Is there any silver in it?
The best I know, the bi-metallic $10 Nuevos Pesos from 1992-1995 had silver.
When the coins changed back to the normal $10 Pesos the coins inner core was changed to a copper mix.
$10 Mexican bi-metallic peso has an outer ring of Aluminium Bronze (92% copper, 6% aluminium, 2% nickel) and an inner core of Bronze (65% copper, 25% zinc, 10% nickel)

$10 Nuevos Pesos:
1992-1995.....Coin weight 11.18 grams/Silver weight 5.604 grams/0.925 Troy Oz (92.5)
The bi-metallic outer ring of Aluminium Bronze (92% copper, 6% aluminium, 2% nickel) and an inner core of Silver (92.5% silver and 7.5% copper)

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Old 05-25-2017, 10:05 PM
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Ok thanks for the information. I didn't think had any by they way it cleaned up. HH
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