- KM# 465
- 8681 oz. of Silver, as 30 grams of .900 fine. 40mm
- Large 40 mm diameter coin, roughly the size of an American Silver Eagle.
- Coins sold in this listing will show minimal wear, but will retain full or nearly-full detail.
- Obverse Traditional Coat of Arms, depicting a triumphant golden eagle perched atop a cactus, with a snake clenched in its beak.
- Reverse: Bust of Cuauhtémoc, [kwawˈte-mok] the last Aztec emperor, wearing an elaborate Aztec-style headdress.
- Produced by the Bank of Mexico from 1947-1948.
- Denomination 5 Pesos
- Cuauhtémoc Spanish pronunciation: [kwawˈte-mok] (Cuauhtémoc took power in 1520 as successor of Cuitláhuac and was a cousin of the late emperor Moctezuma ll). Cuauhtémoc’s date of birth is questionable as he does not enter the historical record until he became emperor.
- Died: Circa 1525 (aged 27–28)
- Successor: Tlacotzin
- Born: Circa 1497
- Father: Ahuitzotzotl
- Spouse Isabel Montezuma
Protect and display your 5 Peso in style by adding an attractive display or gift box to your order.
Protect your Silver in storage from the adverse effects of moisture in the air by adding these silica gel packets to your order.
Remember only two dates were minted 1947-1948 Mexico Silver 5 Pesos Cuauhtémoc’s [kwawˈte-mok]
Dates on these random year coins will be of our choosing and be Extra Fine to About Uncirculated, determined by stock on hand.