The Centenario is a Mexican gold bullion coin first minted in 1921 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Mexico’s independence from Spain. with a face value of 50 pesosThe Mexican 50 Pesos gold coin is 20% larger than the popular 1-oz American Gold Eagle coin. Fineness = 0.900 1.2057 Troy oz The obverse of the Centenario contains the image of Winged Victory (El Ángel, El Ángel de la Independencia: “The Angel of Independence”), with a laurel wreath in her right hand and broken chains in her left. Two famous Mexican volcanoes, Popocatepetl and Iztaccíhuatl, rise in the background. The reverse depicts the coat of arms of Mexico, which is a golden eagle perched on a cactus with a serpent in its beak.