Throughout the rich history of the nation of Mexico, there have been many coins that have been produced with a combination of value and collectability. The gold 5 pesos piece is one of the most noteworthy coins. It contains .1205 troy ounces of gold .900 purity that makes it perfect for investors looking to put a moderate investment in coins. On the obverse side of the coin, you will find Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, the man who started the call for Mexican Independence in 1810.This side of the coin also bears the mint mark as well as the year in which the coin was produced, along with the denomination for the coin. The obverse side of the coin has the national coat of arms of Mexico in incredible detail. This coin serves the function of being valuable enough to be used for investment options, but also makes a great and beautiful addition to any collection.