Mexico 5-CENTAVOS (KM427)
Mexico 5-CENTAVOS (KM427)

Mexico 5-CENTAVOS (KM427) Northern Caracara

The Golden Eagle is the official bird and symbol of Mexico, and its imagery dates back to pre-Colombian codices of the Aztecs. However, it is very likely that the actual bird is the Northern Caracara, a falcon.

This previous 5 centavos coin (KM426, 1942-1955) was replaced with this smaller type, which was minted from 1970 to 1976.


  • Diameter: 18 mm
  • Composition: Brass
  • CAT#: KM427

Obverse Legend

Estados Unidos Mexicanos

Reverse Legend


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