2022 Mexico - Libertad Onza - 1oz Silver (Narcos Edition; Ruthenium Plated)
- Country: Mexico
- Type: Non-Circulating Coin (Silver Bullion)
- Years: 2000-Date
- Mint: Casa de Moneda de México (1535-date)
- Composition: .999 Silver
- Diameter: 40mm
- Weight: 31.1g
- Edge: Reeded
- Mintage: 400 (NARCOS Edition)
- Obverse: The Mexican coat of arms with its legend at the centre, surrounded by all the previous Mexico's coat of arms; from the native one at centre top and then in chronological order clockwise
- Reverse: Winged victory on a crowned pedestal, with the mountains and Mexico City in the background, with the weight at the top-left, metal at top-centre, date, mint, and fineness at top-right. This Edition has been colored to depict NARCOS features
- Reference: KM# 639
The world of narcos is a realm of shadows and danger, where powerful drug cartels in Latin America rise and fall, leaving a bloody trail of violence and destruction in their wake. Within this treacherous landscape, larger-than-life figures emerge, fueled by ambition, greed, and an insatiable desire for power. At the center of this world was the notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar, a man whose vast criminal empire and ruthless tactics made him one of the most feared and infamous figures in history. His name became synonymous with the cocaine trade that ravaged nations and tore families apart.
As the cartels battled for supremacy, the lines between right and wrong blurred, creating a tangled web of relationships between criminals, law enforcement, and governments entangled in the drug trade. The fight for control over the lucrative drug market was relentless, with each side employing brutal tactics to gain an upper hand. In this world, alliances were formed and broken, loyalty was a scarce commodity, and the constant threat of betrayal loomed over everyone involved.
The 2022 Mexican Libertad Onza - 1oz Silver (Narcos Edition) coin pays tribute to the captivating and treacherous world of narcos, fusing the iconic design of the Mexican Libertad with elements that reflect the intrigue and danger of the drug trade. This special edition coin is struck in .999 fine silver and has a limited mintage of just 400 pieces.
The obverse of the coin features the Mexican coat of arms at the center, surrounded by previous iterations of the coat of arms in chronological order. The reverse showcases Winged Victory atop a crowned pedestal, with the mountains and Mexico City in the background. To honor the narcos theme, this edition has been plated with Ruthenium and colorized to depict features associated with the world of drug cartels, adding a unique and intriguing touch to the classic design.
Embrace the thrilling and perilous world of narcos with the 2022 Mexico Libertad Onza - 1oz Silver (Narcos Edition). This limited-edition piece is a must-have for collectors and those fascinated by the complex history of Latin American drug cartels, combining the rich heritage of the Mexican Libertad with the captivating world of narcos.
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