2017 2 Onza Dia de los Muertos Mexican Libertad Ruthenium & Colored Silver Coin
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This beautiful and rare coin issue features a 2017 2 Onza .999 Silver Libertad completely plated in Black Ruthenium, select gold plating and a traditional Mexican folklore colored design applied to both surfaces. The thematic artwork along with the low mintage and quality presentation box make this a Libertad "must have" collectors piece.
Background of the Day of the Dead
The Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican ancestry living in other places, especially the United States. It is acknowledged internationally in many other cultures. The multi-day holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and help support their spiritual journey. In 2008, the tradition was inscribed in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.
Gold and Ruthenium plating and artwork are applied by a private, third party mint in Europe.
Grade: Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination: 2 Onza
Metal Content: 2 Ounces
Manufacturer: Banco De Mexico
Diameter: 40 mm
Mint Capsule, Presentation Box, Certificate of Authenticity