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7/11/2007
The History of Mexico Libertad Gold and Silver Coins - A love story and an Angel ...

This design has been featured on Mexican Libertad pure silver and gold coins since 1991. The Libertads are offered in convenient sizes of 1/20, 1/10, 1/4, 1/2, and 1-ounce pure silver and gold.

Panda America is an official distributor for Casa de Moneda de Mexico, and we have one of the largest inventories anywhere of Libertad silver and gold coins, including annual Mint Sets and Proof Sets in handsome custom holders... as well as other Mexican bullion and commemorative coins.

The reverse of the legal tender Libertad coins features the national symbol of Mexico - an eagle with a snake in its mouth, standing on a cactus.

Mexican Silver Libertad with Type 1 Mexican Silver Libertad with Type 2
Silver Libertad with Type I Angel
(1991-1995)
Silver Libertad with Type II Angel
(1996-Current)
Mexican Gold Libertad with Type 1 Mexican Gold Libertad with Type 2
Gold Libertad with Type I Angel
(1991-1995)
Gold Libertad with Type II Angel
(1996-Current)

A pre-Columbian Mexican legend relates that Popocatepetl, a great warrior, was in love with the fair maiden Iztaccihuatl, daughter of a tribal king. The lovers went to the king who told them he would allow the marriage only if Popocatepetl was victorious in battle with a rival tribe. Popocatepetl went off to battle, was indeed victorious, but was kept away longer than expected. A rival suitor to the hand of Iztaccihuatl spread the rumor that Popocatepetl had died in battle and the young maiden soon died of grief. When Popocatepetl returned the laid her body atop a mountain range that assumed the shape of a sleeping lady - the form that is evident in the western view of the Iztaccihuatl today. Overcome with sadness, Popocatepetl climbed the adjacent peak where, standing sentinel with a smoking torch, he eternally watches over his lost lover.

Now that you know a bit of the history of the Libertad coin, why not purchase one today? Official distributor Panda America has many in supply and would be happy to help you start your Libertad collection today. Call us at 1-800-472-6327 or visit our website at www.PandaAmerica.com

 

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