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Denomination – 25 Pesos
Country – Mexico
Year – 1986
Mint – Mexico
Head Of State – President Miguel De La Madrid
Obverse – Lettering: Estados Unidos Mexicanos – Proof national Coat of Arms on a mirror-finish background. A golden eagle stands on a cactus, devouring a serpent
Reverse – The reverse features the denomination of 25 Pesos along with a soccer ball within net and the logo for the 1986 World Cup, and below that, the Mexican Mint mint mark. Along the right border is “Copa Mundial De Futbol” (World Cup of Football).Lettering: Copa Mundial De Futbol – Mexico 86 – 1986
Metal – Silver 1/4 oz
Fineness – 92,5%
Condition – Proof
Collection – Giannis Koromilas
Diameter  – 26.0 mm
Weight – 8,41 gr
Edge – Smooth
Melt Value – 7.09 USD (as of 28/03/2013)
Value – 15,00 USD (Source NGC Coins)
Krause : KM#519

This 1985 Mexican 25 Peso ¼ oz “World Cup” Proof Silver Coin was part of a series of commemorative coins celebrating Mexico’s hosting of the 1986 World Cup. This coin was also offered as Proof in 1986 individually and as part of a set. This coin contains 1/4 oz of silver and comes with the official 1986 World Cup logo.