The Lord of the Rings™ Set #1 - Middle-earth Set of Five Coins
THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING™
MIDDLE-EARTH™ - A Selection of Coins
Middle-earth coinage from the realms of MORIA™, HOLLIN™, MORDOR™, ROHAN™, and OLD DALE™.
Raven Penny • Old DaleMinted in 2769, just one year before the arrival of Smaug and the destruction of Dale, this is one of the last relics from Old Dale.
Fall Leaf of Holly • HollinCreated by the Ñoldorin Elves during the time of great friendship and free trading between Elves and Dwarves in Hollin and Moria. Inscriptions in Angerthas and Tengwar.
Eye of Sauron • Mordor™Used by the minions of The Dark Lord, The Eye of Sauron is surrounded by inscriptions translating to: "Obey Mordor".
Brumby Penny • Rohan™Depicts the image of Mearas, king of the horses, along with the word, “Edoras,” the capital city of Rohan.
Axe of Durin • MoriaMade during the First Age of Middle-earth in the mines of Moria. Features the portrait of Durin, the father of Dwarves, surrounded by inscriptions in Angerthas.
The coins in this set from the world of J. R. R. Tolkien are struck from solid copper, brass and iron, measure 2.1 to 2.7 cm in diameter, and weigh 2.7 to 11 grams. Coin artwork by Greg Franck-Weiby and Tom Maringer.
The set contains coins treated to look as if they have been handled and circulated within their world. This process is done by hand, and it is both an art and a science. Coloring and patinas will vary. No two sets are exactly the same! Coins are struck one at a time in the USA using antique machinery and traditional coining techniques. A colorful description is included with history, translations, and facts about the coins.
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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I really like the product and so far they are exactly as shown and described. A perfect collectible for the nerd at heart. I haven’t removed them from the nice presentable plastic but they feel solid and decent quality. The design is well made and a “Tolkien” aka token idea. Get it? Great gift for a great price. I gifted myself :p A beautiful piece. Hopefully they hold up for my future little goblins.
The feeling that these are handmade and like they’ve been plucked right out of the pocket of a resident of Middle Earth is very nice. The Brumby Penny is the only one that kinda fails to meet that feeling, it looks a lot more machined than hand stamped and doesn’t have a clear patina like the others.
They are really beautiful and with a lot of details. I'm very happy now because I have it (my precious!) ;-D
Only one small minus: the package goes to Poland for about 2 months
Bought this for my husband’s anniversary gift. He was super surprised and is very impressed with the creativity and originality of the coins. Very unique.
These coins are the coolest! I need to find a good way to display them proudly. Only careful research, serious craftmanship, and a deep respect for the source material could have produced these coins. They are visually pleasing, distinct from one another, and so clearly evoke Middle-Earth's varied cultures.