5 pesos – Architecture and Monuments – Palace of Fine Arts

Series: Mexico – Ibero-American Series

Under the theme “Architecture and Monuments”, Mexico participated along with Argentina, Cuba, Ecuador, Spain, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Perú, and Portugal in the VI Hispanic-American series. The coin shows in its reverse the Art Nouveau/Decó “Palacio de Bellas Artes” (Palace of Fine Arts) of Mexico City, considered as one of the most important and biggest theaters in the world. The Italian architect, Adamo Boari, started the building project and it was concluded by the Mexican architect Federico Mariscal.