Memento Mori / Memento Vivere Copper Keychain
There is a long history of Memento Mori reminders, including coins. We have added our own spin on the concept and included a new reverse side, “Memento Vivere” which translates to “remember that you have to live.” We believe there is a beautiful balance between accepting mortality and embracing life.
Memento mori (Latin: "Remember that you have to die.") is the medieval Latin Christian theory and practice of reflection on mortality. Especially as a means of considering the vanity of earthly life and the transient nature of all earthly goods and pursuits.
Memento vivere (Latin: "Remember you have to live.") Know that your time is short in the grand scheme of things. So have fun while you are here.
- Copper coin is about 1/2 ounce, or 30 grams of bullion grade pure copper.
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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We received our Memento Moris quickly and were pleased by the quality and appearance of both!
Will likely be buying more as gifts. Love it!
This item is so sweet, and it was packaged with such care. The experience of opening it was 5 stars, and the item is 5 stars for sure. I love the Momento Mori reminder with me on my keys where I can see it every day. Would definitely reccomend
Love this keychain very much. So glad I found it on Etsy.