The Memento Mori Series from the Anonymous Mint is one of its most popular in-house design collections. Created by lead coin designer Julie Lindquist, the series offers a simple, yet stirring depiction that reminds us all that death is coming. Now, 1 oz Memento Mori Copper Rounds are available to you for purchase online from JM Bullion.
- Rounds arrives inside of plastic flips, tubes of 20, or boxes of 500!
- Copper version of the popular Memento Mori release!
- Designed by the Anonymous Mint!
- Contains 1 AVDP oz of .999 pure copper.
- Skeleton featured on the obverse of the round.
- Anonymous Mint logo on the reverse.
The Memento Mori release from the Anonymous Mint is a last-laugh design concept. The phrase memento mori comes from Ancient Latin and is roughly translated as remember death. There are many stories explaining the origin of this phrase, but one of the most popular is that of a slave speaking these words to his master.
In this specific case, that master was a successful Roman general returning to the city of Rome. As he rode into the city with a parade in his honor, the slave whispered in his ear the phrase memento mori. This was to remind him that though he was popular and alive today, war and death are indiscriminate. Even he too will eventually succumb to death, for death gets the last laugh.
A skeleton is depicted on the obverse of 1 oz Memento Mori Copper Rounds. The skeleton appears to be laughing, a true sign that death always gets the last laugh. There is a skull with crossbones above the design element, with skulls on either side of the design field. You will also find hourglasses around the design field. The phrase MEMENTO MORI is engraved at the bottom of the design field.
The logo of the Anonymous Mint is found on the reverse side of Memento Mori Copper Rounds. A riff on the heraldic eagle of the United States, this design shows an owl in front-facing relief with a crown above its head. The owl has its wings stretched wide to the sides with arrows in its talons. There are 13 stars above the crown of the owl and the name of the mint features at the bottom of the design field.
These 1 oz Memento Mori Copper Rounds are available to you in brand-new condition. The copper rounds come individually in plastic flips, with multiples of 20 housed in tubes and multiples of 500 housed in a box. The box holds 25 tubes of 20 rounds each.
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