Copper Clip of The Final Empire
Copper Coin of the Lord Ruler
"‘We’re going to practice Ironpulling and Steelpushing,’ Kelsier said. ‘But first, some basics.’ He pulled something out of his belt–a clip, the smallest denomination of coin. He held it up before her, standing to the side."Clips are small copper coins used by nobles for the purchase of small items. The obverse features an image of the Lord Ruler surrounded by the words "One Clip" inscribed in the Steel Alphabet. On the reverse is the symbol for copper surrounded by the Steel Alphabet number 1.
—Mistborn: The Final Empire
Mistborn and steel-burning Coinshot Allomancers use Clips as anchors to Push themselves into the air and as projectiles Pushed at their enemies. Allomancers are almost exclusively born into noble families, so the cost of throwing away even an entire bag of these common coins for a nightly mission is negligible.
This Copper Clip of The Final Empire from the world of Brandon Sanderson is struck from solid copper, measures 2 cm in diameter, and weighs about 2.7 grams. Coin artwork by Isaac Stewart, Ben McSweeney and Woody Maringer.
The product is treated to look as if it has been handled and circulated. This process is done by hand, and it is both an art and a science, coloring and patinas will vary. No two 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 and facts about the coin.
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