Mexico launches commemorative coin for 200 years of diplomatic relations with the United States | News from Mexico

Mexico launches commemorative coin for 200 years of diplomatic relations with the United States |  News from Mexico

MEXICO CITY.- The Bank of Mexico (Banxico) issued a 20 peso commemorative cointo celebrate 200 years of diplomatic relations between Mexico and the United States.

For this celebration, the Mexican central bank reported this Wednesday that it put into circulation 5 million new coins commemorative 20 pesos (almost a dollar).

On the coin you can see the inscription: “Two hundred years of diplomatic relations” and you can see at the golden and bald eagles coexist in the center.

The coin has a decagonal shape, with a diameter of 30 millimeters, is bimetallic and is made up of two alloys; one for the center and another for its perimeter ring.

Specifically, a silver nickel silver alloy was used in the center: 65% copper, 10% nickel and 25% zinc.

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While for the rest, an aluminum-bronze alloy was used, made up of 92% copper, 6% aluminum and 2% nickel.

When presenting the Mexican currency, the governor of Banxico, Victoria Rodríguez Ceja, stated that this currency “represents the friendship, sovereignty and cooperation between our countries”, as well as the coincidences and common interests, which have allowed the establishment of mechanisms for dialogue and cooperation.

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