The first thing that strikes you about this round when you see it is how detailed it is. This Aztec Calendar 2 oz Silver Round features the super detailed, highly complex, Aztec calendar on one side and the last emperor of the Aztec empire, Cuauhtémoc on the other. This round is made with 2 oz .999 Fine Silver.
- Minted by the Golden State Mint
- IRA Eligible
- 2 Troy oz .999 Fine Silver Mint Fresh Grade
- Obverse side has a side portrait of Cuauhtémoc, the Aztec emperor. Above his head is written, ‘Two Troy Ounces’’ Under his portrait is ‘999 Fine Silver’
- Reverse side has the detailed image of the Aztec calendar
On the obverse side of the coin is depicted the great Aztec emperor, Cuauhtémoc. He is an honored figure in history for his being the only Aztec emperor to survive the Spanish conquest. The Mexican people honor him everywhere by making statues of him and putting him on their coinage. The name, Cuauhtémoc, translates to “one who descends like an eagle” in reference to the determined, aggressive way an eagle swoops down on its prey. By all accounts, this emperor honored his name by governing in determination and aggressiveness.
The reverse of the coin depicts the Aztec calendar. The Aztec calendar is a very complex calendar that marks time in a very different way than we do. This calendar tracks 52 years and depicts the days in what to us would be an unusual way. We mark days, months, and years where they mark things like rabbits, reeds and wind as well as what deity governs that particular year. In addition to giving what day it is, the Aztec calendar indicates what kind of a day it is going to be like our horoscopes. The Aztec calendar is unusual in its shape as well. It is round and so is a perfect fit for a coin.
For over 45 years the Golden State Mint has been making coins from Central Florida. They have made a name for themselves as a mint that delivers fantastic coins using quality metals. They are serious about using cutting-edge technology and often upgrade and add machinery to keep their production up to the quality standard they have set.
This Aztec Calendar 2 oz Silver Round may be the best way to buy 2 oz of silver because you get this highly detailed design as well. Buy now to add this fine coin to your collection.