The legend of Fafnir is one that has inspired countless authors in European history, most notably J.R.R. Tolkien and the character of Smaug from The Hobbit. Now, Fafnir is featured as the first release of the new Germania Beasts Series from the private Germania Mint. Now available in this series is the 2020 2 x 1 Germania Beasts Fafnir Silver Round, yours to purchase online from JM Bullion.
- Rounds ship inside of a distinctive blistercard with capsules, Certificate of Authenticity, and themed box!
- 1st round available in the Germania Beasts Series!
- Ruthenium and gold plating on the rounds!
- Limited mintage of only 500 sets!
- Contains 2 Troy oz in total of .9999 pure silver.
- Issued individual nominal values of 5 Mark.
- Fafnirs upper body on the obverse.
- His tail and Germania Mint logo on the reverse.
Fafnir originates in Icelandic mythology as a dwarf with a powerful arm and fearless soul. After an encounter with the course of another dwarfs ring and gold, Fafnir is turned into a dragon that then guards the house of his father. Eventually, Fafnir is slain by Sigurd.
In the new Germania Beasts Series, Fafnir is featured in a variety of silver round versions. The traditional BU has the highest mintage at 25,000 in total. A 2 oz silver round with ruthenium plating has a mintage of just 999 rounds, and this impressive 2-in-1 set has a low mintage of only 500 silver round sets.
Fafnirs body is featured on the obverse of the 2020 2 x 1 Germania Beasts Fafnir Silver Round. Fafnirs body is curled up as he prepares to defend the gold. His forked tongue emerges from his mouth and you can see his rows of razor-sharp teeth.
The other end of Fafnirs body is shown in the reverse design of 2020 Germania Beasts Fafnir Silver Rounds. The imagery on this side includes his lower body and tail as his figure wraps around the Germania Mint logo at the center of the design.
These distinctive 2020 2 x 1 Germania Beasts Fafnir Silver Rounds are available to you inside of individual blistercards that have capsules to house the round. Each one comes with a Certificate of Authenticity and a full-color presentation box, the first-ever from Germania Mint. These rounds have alternating ruthenium and gold plating on either side. One round has gold plating on the obverse design and ruthenium on the reverse design, with the other round boasting ruthenium plating on the obverse and gold on the reverse. This enables you to align the opposing rounds’ obverse and reverse fields for a complete visual of Fafnirs body showcasing brilliant contrast.
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