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Piramide Del Sol
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Mexico - Aztec Medic
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Piramide Del Castill
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Mascara
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Palma Con Cocodrilo
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This coin shows a relief reproduction that symbolizes the birth of Ce-Acatl Topilzin Quetzalcoatl. Tradition tells that Ce-Acatl led the Toltecs to become a great power once they were established in Tula Xicocotitlan, nowadays Hidalgo city. He ruled this civilization from 925 to 950 A.D. Surrounding the coin there is an outline with a design inspired by the belt of a Quetzalcoatl figure. I'll do some more research on this but as one of the more famous figures in Mesoamerica, Cortez and his merry band of Conquistadors were mistaken for a returning Quetzalcoatl and were given the benefit of the doubt, which is all that was needed to destroy several Mesoamerican civilizations.
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Denomination: 5 Pesos
Reference #: KM 665
Date/Mintmark: 1998
Condition: Proof
Weight: 1 oz. Troy
Metal: Ag - .999

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