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Pyramid of The Sun

On the reverse side, this 5-oz coin shows the "Pyramid of the Sun": It was a monument dedicated to the sun and was of exceptional importance for all Teotihuacans. It is oriented according to astronomical considerations, and has a small deviation on the North side.

Face value: 10-New Peso. Five silver ounces.


Reverse

Obverse

Disc of death

This extraordinary sculpture made of stone represents death. Death was an important issue among the people of that culture.

Face values of 5-, 2-, and 1-Peso for 1, 1/2, and 1/4 Oz., respectively.


Reverse

Obverse

Mask

These magnificent stone masks were part of the funeral attire of the high personages of this culture.

Face value: 5-New Peso. One silver ounce.


Reverse

Obverse

Vasija

This design is based on a vessel representing a Teotihuacán human figure in a sitting position. Similar to this, there are other anthropomorphic little figures of unknown significance, but it is believed that they represent a deity or a dignitary.

Face value: 5-Peso. One silver ounce.


Reverse

Obverse

Ball player

These figures were moulded in orange clay. This type of ceramic prevailed in a specific stage during the development of the Teotihuacan culture. These figures were very important for the Teotihuacan trading system, embracing almost all Mesoamerica.

Face value: 5-Peso. One silver ounce.


Reverse

Obverse

Technical information

Silver Quality Diameter (mm) Fineness
5 Oz. Brilliant uncirculated and Proof 65.0 .999
1 Oz. Brilliant uncirculated and Proof 40.0 .999
1/2 Oz. Brilliant uncirculated and Proof 33.0 .999
1/4 Oz. Brilliant uncirculated and Proof 27.0 .999