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    Posted 7 years ago

    cwork
    (34 items)

    There's nothing special about this coin. I just like details, I'm not even sure where I got it. I've never been to Mexico.

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    1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 7 years ago
      Haven't been to Mexico for many a year but find it strange that it has a dollar mark in front of the "5". Have they gone off the peso? Also didn't know Mexico was using the bi-metal insert coins. Have I been out of circulation that long? Hope somebody can fill me in.
    2. Militarist Militarist, 7 years ago
      It is still the "peso" in Mexico but they started using the $ on their coins in 1980. May be to make the American tourists feel more at home.
    3. fdm, 7 years ago
      I believe this is for real. This is a modern day 5 pesos coin. ....I think?
    4. cwork cwork, 7 years ago
      Thanks bratjdd,fdm,BELLIN68,vetraio50,blunderbuss2 and mustangtony
    5. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 7 years ago
      They got poor ole Poncho?!!! I haven't been in Mexico since '84 and see anything that would encourage me to return. Don't remember the $ on the money then or bi-metal.
    6. cwork cwork, 7 years ago
      Thanks mrmajestic1
    7. cwork cwork, 6 years ago
      Thanks aghcollect

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