Commemorating the 500th anniversary of the founding of the first Villa of Colima

Design features

Design features

Type C1
Diameter 30 mm
Shape Dodecagon (12-sided)
Weight 12.67 grams

Interrupted milled


In the center field, the national shield with the inscription "ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS" (UNITED MEXICAN STATES) along the top of the coin.


On the upper rid, the legend “500TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE FIRST VILLA OF COLIMA”. At the center of the image, the King of Coliman; on the right side, the Tlalchichi dogs of Colima, also known as Colimote dogs or Dancing dogs, and, in the back, the silhouette of the Colima volcano. On the left side, the latent image “20” and, at the top, the microtext “COLIMOTL”, which is the name of the King of Coliman. On the exergue, the “$20” denomination and the years “1523” and “2023”. On the right side, the mark of the Mexican mint “M°”.


1. Center of the coin: copper-nickel-zinc alloy.

  • Content: 65% (sixty five percent) copper; 10% (ten percent) nickel; and 25% (twenty-five percent) zinc.
  • Weight: 5.51 grams.

2. Peripheral ring of the coin: bronze-aluminum alloy.

  • Content: 92% (ninety two percent) copper; 6% (six percent) aluminum; and 2% (two percent) nickel.
  • Weight: 7.16 grams.
In circulation as of July 19, 2024.

Background information

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