|Country||Mexico (Estados Unidos)|
United Mexican States (1905-date)
|Type||Circulating commemorative coin|
20 MXN = 1.00 USD
|Currency||New Peso (1992-date)|
|Composition||Bimetallic: copper-nickel center in brass ring|
|Orientation||Coin alignment ↑↓|
In the center, the National Shield (Mexican Golden Eagle perched on a prickly pear cactus devouring a snake) in sculpted relief, with the inscription “ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS” (UNITED MEXICAN STATES) forming a semicircle above it.
Lettering: ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS
Translation: United States of Mexico
On the left is a young portrait of Octavio Paz with a three quarter profile; on the right the inscription “Todo es presencia, todos los siglos son este presente” (Everything is presence, all centuries are the present one) (on three lines) taken from the author’s poem “Fuente” (Source) about the change of millennium (the years 2000 and 2001), when the coin was minted. The poet and essayist’s signature appears in the lower part.
In the exergue, next to the edge, is the mint year; on the left is the mint mark M° and above it, in a semi-circle, the denomination $20 (twenty pesos).
Todo es presencia
todos los siglos son
"Everything is presence, all centuries are this present"
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