King Feyda Calanthis Breakable Vintish Penny
A breakable coin
- 1.41" / 36mm diameter
- 12 grams solid copper
- Breakable (really!)
"I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings…”
-Kvothe, Name of the Wind
As King in life, Feyda is shown in chainmail flanked by soldiers below the sun. He holds a map and a downward pointing sword. As King in death, the barrow draug Wizard King Feyda holds an upward pointing sword and a branch of hemlock. Behind him are Greystones and a crescent moon. Feyda Calanthis was posthumously declared the first king of Tarvintas.
This coin was struck after Feyda died and is thinner than the coins struck when he was alive. The Penny is scored in such a way that it can be bent and broken in two - resulting in two Vintish Half Pennies. If you break this Penny to make change, it is only polite to offer the other party the choice of which half to keep.
Breaking your coin:
This coin can be broken without the use of any tools. We suggest pressing the coin against the corner of a table or windowsill to start the bend, then bend back and forth by hand until it breaks. Warning: this process is very satisfying and may become addictive. In our tests, there isn't much of a sharp edge on the Half Pennies. We recommend rubbing any sharp edge onto the other coin edge or on a rock to smooth the coins for daily carry.
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Coin artwork by Nate Taylor, approved by Patrick Rothfuss, engraving by 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.
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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