1962 Mexico Gold Medal Battle Of Cinco Del Mayo 100th Anniversary


CVC & Collectibles presents a 1862 Mexico Cinco De Mayo Commemorative Gold Medal commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Puebla on May 5th, 1862. The medal is made from 90% fine gold with a weight of 1.2057 troy oz.

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CVC & Collectibles is thrilled to introduce the 1962 Mexico Gold Medal commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Cinco de Mayo, intricately tied to the history of the Mexican Gold 50 Peso coin. Struck by the Bank of Mexico, this gold medal not only holds numismatic value but also encapsulates the heroic spirit of the Mexican people.

This commemorative medal is a remarkable piece of history, struck on a planchet originally intended for the iconic Mexican Gold 50 Peso coin. It serves as a testament to Mexico’s enduring legacy and the eventful Battle of Puebla that inspired the celebration of Cinco de Mayo.

The obverse of this medal features the distinguished Mexican national coat of arms, showcasing a powerful golden eagle perched upon a cactus and triumphantly devouring a snake. This emblem holds profound symbolism, representing Mexico’s strength and resilience.

On the reverse side, the medal portrays a statue of General Ignacio Zaragoza on horseback, gazing to the left. This portrayal captures the valor and leadership that defined his role in the historic Battle of Puebla. Below, an artillery display pays homage to the strategic military prowess exhibited during the battle, while the city of Puebla emerges in the distance, serving as a poignant reminder of the event’s significance.

Designated as Grove-802 Gold, this medal is a tribute to the indomitable spirit of the Mexican people and the legacy of the Battle of Puebla. With a substantial actual Gold weight of 1.2057 oz, this piece is a testament to both historical importance and intrinsic value.

Owning the 1962 Mexico Gold Medal Battle of Cinco de Mayo 100th Anniversary is a testament to your appreciation for history and a tangible connection to the past. As you hold this medal, you’re not only holding a treasure of numismatic significance but also a piece of Mexico’s remarkable heritage, inspiring reflection on the courage and determination that have shaped the nation’s identity.

Medal Highlights:

  • Metal: Gold (.900)
  • Weight: 1.2057
  • Year: 1962 (ND)

Discover the captivating world of Mexican gold coins and commemorative gold medals at CVC & Collectables. Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of Mexico through its meticulously crafted gold coinage and medals honoring national figures. Explore the elegance and significance of Mexican numismatic treasures through this link: CVC & Collectables – Mexican Gold


Metal Type gold
Metal Weight 1.2057 oz
Metal Purity g.999
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