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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF): "Child Flourishing Rope" (Cowboy)

Coin commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The coin shows a child in cowboy dress standing inside a ring flourishing a rope.


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History of gold program: "Teocuitlatl"

This coin was created for the numismatic “History of Gold” program and represents the Mexican gold melting tradition.

"Teocuitlatl" means "gold which comes from the gods". An Aztec using a muffle and a blow pipe to melt gold is engraved on the coin.


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Mexico’s Participation in the FIFA World Cup

In order to participate in a big international sporting event like the Germany 2006 FIFA World Soccer Cup, Banco de México issued two commemorative coins in fine metals, one in silver (1 Oz.) and another in gold (1/4 Oz.), both with pre Colombian designs on the reverse sides (Ball Game).

In the center is an engraving of a ball game player kneeling on his left knee corresponding to the Toniná Mayan Culture, Chiapas, during the classic period; he is in ritual dress comprising a feathered headdress, loin cloth with jaguar skins covering his hips and knee pads and wristbands also made of jaguar skin.  In the upper right-hand field there is a stone ring (scorer) decorated with the image of two undulating feathered snakes and below it a football.


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Technical information

Gold Quality Diameter (mm) Fineness
Child flourishing rope 1/5 Oz. Proof 22.0 .999
Teocuitlatl 1/20 Oz. Proof 13.0 .999
Mexico’s Participation in the FIFA World Cup Proof 23.0 .999