The Sun and Moon Worry Coin - Aztec Sun Stone Calendar and Moon
Worry-free day and night
- Solid Brass - 26g
- 1.52 in (3.9 cm) diameter
- Antiqued patina
This coin is engraved after the Aztec Sun Stone, a representation of the five eras of the sun from Aztec mythology. After the Spanish conquest, the monolithic sculpture was buried in the Zócalo, the main square of Mexico City. It was rediscovered on 17, December 1790 during repairs on the Mexico City Cathedral.
The reverse features our Moon's surface texture at a geographically (technically it's selenographically) correct 91,196,160:1 scale.
This heavy brass worry stone feels good in the hand and the pocket. The thick brass coin blank is pre-tumbled before minting for a smooth edge and then given an antiqued finish.
Each Sun and Moon coin comes in its own wax-sealed packaging with facts about the art of the Sun Stone, a substantial artifact that gives us a better understanding of the historically significant Aztec peoples.
Note—Each order comes packed with a handwritten envelope straight from Shire Post Mint. We will make this out to whomever is on the SHIPPING ADDRESS. If you are giving this as a gift and would like a different name on the envelope, please include the recipient's name in the Special Instructions field as you complete your order.
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The coin is a great size and very detailed. Feels good in the palm and feels great flipping it. The weight is evenly spread.
Very detailed. Coin size and weight are just right for me. Great coin!
Such a pretty coin! It arrived quickly and was a delight to open. Shire Post Mint is absolutely amazing! It has a great weight to it and is a great coin to add to my collection.
I feel like I truly own a piece of history with this brass coin
Lovely coin. Recipient loved it and carries it every day