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2006 Guatemala resplendent 1 Quetzal bird Mixco Villa Nueva coin pendant Escuintla Huehuetenango Jutiapa Petapa Tikal Quiriguá Mayas n003227

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Guatemala 1 Quetzal {1998-2012} 13S

El País de la Eterna Primavera

FEATURING
front: coat of arms
The emblem of Guatemala comprises:

A wreath of bay laurel branches, the symbol for victory;
The resplendent quetzal, a bird that symbolizes liberty;
A parchment scroll on which is written LIBERTAD 15 DE SEPTIEMBRE DE 1821 in gold (15 September 1821 is the date of Central America's independence from Spain);
Two crossed Remington rifles with bayonets indicating Guatemala's willingness to defend itself by force if need be;
Two crossed swords, representing honor.
The emblem also appears on the middle third of the flag of Guatemala. The quetzal previously appeared in the flag of Los Altos, Central America in the 1830s.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE GUATEMALA
LIBERTAD
15 DE
SETIEMBRE
DE 1821

Translation:
Republic of Guatemala
Liberty
15 of
September
of 1821

back: Stylized peace dove, with the word Paz (Peace), celebrating the end of civil war on December 29, 1996.

Lettering:
Paz Firme y Duradera
Paz
1
Quetzal
29 de Diciembre de 1996

Translation:
Strong and Lasting Peace
Peace
1
Quetzal
29th of December 1996

• quantity 1
• polished Nickel-brass coin
• diameter: 19 mm
• weight: 11 g

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