The Aztec Calendar 1/10 oz Silver Round coin is an extremely detailed coin. This coin features the Aztec calendar, the highly complex calendar system used by the Aztecs. On the other side is the last Aztec emperor, Cuauhtémoc. The Golden State has expertly crafted this coin in mint fresh 1/10 oz .999 Fine Silver.
- Minted by the Golden State Mint
- IRA Eligible
- 1/10 oz .999 Fine Silver Mint Fresh Grade
- Obverse side has a side portrait of Cuauhtémoc, the Aztec emperor. Above his head is written, ‘Tenth Troy Ounce’ Under his portrait is ‘999 Fine Silver’
- Reverse side has the detailed image of the Aztec calendar
The obverse side of this coin features the last Aztec emperor, Cuauhtémoc He is widely celebrated as a hero and is commonly honored in statues and coins throughout Mexico. Cuauhtémoc is beloved for his being the only Aztec emperor to survive the conquest of Spain. His name translates to “one who has descended like an eagle” referring to the way an eagle dives toward its prey. The name captures the determination and aggressiveness of the eagle’s dive and this great leader. Written above him is ‘Tenth Troy Ounce’. Under his portrait is ‘999 Fine Silver’. Right below is his name, ‘Cuauhtémoc’.
On the reverse of the coin, is the highly detailed Aztec calendar. The Golden State has demonstrated great skill in minting this coin with so much detail. The Aztec calendar is very intricate and would be a challenge for any mint. They have managed to capture it so well in 1/10 oz .999 fine silver. The Aztec calendar is a very complex calendar and covers 52 years. While we mark time on our calendar as month, day and year, the Aztec calendar represents time as something like 7 rabbit 1 wind 7 reed and the governing deity for that year. Also captured in their calendar is whether or not that day will impact you positively or negatively like our horoscopes. The Aztec calendar is round so is a perfect fit for a coin.
The Golden State Mint was founded in 1974 in Central Florida. They have a winning track record of making coins using their state of the art equipment. In fact, they are always upgrading and adding equipment to make the highest quality coins in a variety of metals and a huge assortment of designs.
With the Aztec Calendar 1/10 oz Silver Round coin, you get a great quality, highly-detailed coin that shows off what can be done in a coin with this unique design. This will make a fantastic addition to anyone’s collection.