5 pesos: The Ride of the Death

Series: Mexico: Ibero-American Series

5 pesos The Ride of the Death  - 2000 - Series: Ibero-American Series - Mexico

The theme for this Series was "The Man and His Horse" and the design for this coin represents the locally well-known horse ride called "Paso de la Muerte" (The ride of the death), in which a "charro" (Mexican cowboy) jumps from one horse to another while they are running simultaneously. On the obverse side, it bears the National Shield surrounded by the coat of arms of other participant countries.