The 1 oz. Silver Aztec Calendar round is a mesmerizing symbolism of Central American history. Recreating the enigmatic Aztec sun stone, which sits prominently in the National Anthropology Museum in Mexico City, this round offers a tangible connection to the profound mysteries of the ancient Aztec civilization. This beautiful round is produced by the esteemed Golden State Mint.
- Contains 1 troy oz. of .999 pure silver.
- Coins will arrive in protective packaging.
- Produced by Golden State Mint
- Obverse: Displays the intricate designs found on the original Aztec sunstone, with the central figure being the Aztec solar deity, Tonatiuh, surrounded by a series of symbols representing the Aztec days.
- Reverse: Displays a left profile bust of Cuauhtemoc, the last emperor of the Aztec Empire, adorned in the attire of Aztec nobility.
The obverse intricately mirrors the designs of the ancient Aztec sunstone. The meticulous design work emulates the sun, with the solar deity, Tonatiuh, gripping a human heart in each hand at its core, and encircled by 20 distinct symbols, each marking a day of the Aztec month.
Conversely, the reverse pays homage to Cuauhtemoc, the final emperor to grace the Aztec throne. His reign was fleeting, marred by the encroachments of Spanish conquistadors. The artwork captures Cuauhtemoc in all his nobility, donning the traditional headdress and earring symbolic of the Aztec elite.
A timeless piece, the 1 oz. Silver Aztec Calendar round is more than just metal; it’s a journey through time, embodying the tales and legends of the ancient Aztecs. As the original stone stands as an irreplaceable testament to Aztec craft and wisdom, this round stands as a testament to the fusion of history and art. Secure a fragment of ancient history and intricate artistry by adding this round to your collection today!