Elvish Four Leaf Set

$130.00

Four Leaves for Four Seasons

Also known as Eregion (meaning Land of the Holly in Sindarin), Hollin was an Elven Realm of the Ñoldorin Elves during the Second Age. It was located near the West Gate of Moria, or Khazad-dûm. These coins were made by the Ñoldorin Elves while under the rule of Celebrimbor, the great Elven-smith and forger of the Rings of Power. Hollin was later destroyed during the War of the Elves and Sauron.

The Tengwar side translates from Sindarin:

“Star-kindler, O Elbereth! White shining slants down like the Silmarils from the heavens - the radiance of the star-host.”
On the reverse, in Dwarf Runes (Angerthas Moria):
“Under Celebrimbor, lord of Eregion Tegilbor made me in the eleventieth year of the third yen.”
The bilingual inscriptions indicate the Elves and Dwarves in this region maintained amicable relations and traded freely for years during the Second Age.

The coins take the shape of the holly leaf and are struck in varying metals to distinguish their denominations. The Fall Leaf in copper is the smallest denomination, followed by the Winter Leaf in silver, and then the golden Summer Leaf. The Spring Leaf in Mithril is the largest denomination, worth ten times as much as the golden Summer Leaf.

The coins in this set from the world of J. R. R. Tolkien are struck from solid copper, brass, silver, niobium and .999 silver, measure 2.7 cm in diameter, and weigh 6.4 to 7.1 grams. 

Designed and engraved by Greg Franck-Weiby. Learn more about our artists.



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herbert j.
Great Conversation Piece

Everyone that has seen these beautiful pieces of art. We're impressed and excited about them. And when I explain the words inscribed on them the conversation just continues

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Alexander K.(.
Elvish Four Leaf Set

I love design of Elvish Four Leaf Set. The Shire Post Mint do amazing designs and coin that surprise coin collectors of theirs work.

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Fernando C.S.
Detallada y con historia de fondo

La moneda en forma de hoja esta muy detallada y perfectamente acuñada, sin que el tratamiento posterior haya desvanecido las runas y las tengwar. El reto sera dar el paso de hacer la traduccion manual de lo que viene en la descripcion. El hecho de haber escogido para Eregion (Hollin / Accebeda) esta doble escritura concuerda con lo narrado o cerca de la amistad entre enanos y elfos en esta region de la Tierra Media en su momento.

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Kyle K.
Some of my favorites from SPM

I love the unique the shape of these, and they're beautiful. I also love the two different types of writing on either side

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Jason H.
The most lovely series at Shire Post

Seriously, you will never enjoy a set of fantasy coins quite like these.

Each order comes packed with a handwritten envelope sealed with wax straight from Shire Post Mint! Unless changed, we will hand write the name of the person listed in the Shipping Address.

If ordering a gift or if you'd like to customize your handwritten name, please include the recipient's name in the Personalization Options field as you complete your order.

One envelope is included in your order, if you would like to purchase additional handwritten Gift Envelopes, you can find them here.

Shire Post Mint coins are struck one at a time in West Fork, Arkansas, USA using solid metals, hand-engraved designs, antique machinery and traditional coining techniques. For antiqued coins, the coloring/patina process is done by hand, and it is both an art and a science so coins will vary slightly. Our unique packaging includes a description of each coin and translations if applicable.

We collaborate with many artists to create our coins. Learn more about our artists.

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