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what type of coin is this and what does the pictures mean? Answered

i found this strang mexican coin but i still don't know what it is. i have a question , two of them
1 what does the picture with the eagle or dragon mean and 
2 what does the pictures around the coin mean.

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blkhawkBest Answer (author)2012-10-18

It is a Mexican coin. The motto reads in English "United States of Mexico". The eagle biting the snake refers to an Aztec legend about the founding of the Aztec capital city.

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mlepage (author)2012-10-18

BlkHawk is right. It's 2 pesos. Last I heard the exchange rate was $1 US to $10 Mexico. So this is about 20 cents US.

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hellmaster993 (author)mlepage2012-10-29

thank you , you helped me understand what it means thanks

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