Rare coin 1947 year issue - Mexico. In 1910 Mexico celebrated the Centennial of the beginning of its War of Independence with Spain. To commemorate the event, a giant column was erected in the middle of Mexico City with a statue of "El Angel de la Independencia", "The Angel of Independence", sitting atop. This 6.7-meter statue, constructed of Bronze and Gold, represents the "Winged Victory", a Greek symbol for the goddess Nike (Victory). In her right hand the Angel holds a luarel crown, symbolizing Victory, while in her left she holds a broken chain, symbolizing Freedom. These coins are 36 mm in diamerter and have an overall weight of 41.67 grams of which 90% is pure gold (37.5 grams) or 1.2057oz. This is a HUGE coin and is very impressive just to hold! This coin is in a plastic sleve and is in great uncirulated condition. These are selling for $1,206+ on online gold sites. Coin price 15 November 2008 1025 * It's realy rare coin. Mexico.
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