For centuries, the notion of Morte Prima di Disonore has played a crucial role in a warrior culture. Translating roughly to “death before dishonor,” the phrase suggests that a warrior would sooner die courageously than live as a dishonorable coward. In America, this phrase is popular with military units to this day. Now, 2023 1 oz Morte Prima di Disonore Silver Rounds are available to you for purchase online from JM Bullion.
- Delivered in individual flips or tubes of 20!
- Type II of the Morte Prima di Disonore round!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
- The obverse side features a skull wearing a Roman helmet.
- On the reverse side is the Intaglio Mint logo.
All 2023 1 oz Morte Prima di Disonore Rounds in this JM Bullion online listing were struck in investment grade .999 pure silver. Produced by Intaglio Mint, these rounds will be delivered to you in brand-new condition. When purchasing an individual round, it will arrive housed in a plastic flip. Should you purchase multiples of 20 however, they will ship in a tube.
From the Roman politician Catiline to the Samurai of Feudal Japan, the concept of death before dishonor has been essential to warrior ethics. When a soldier is called to fight, there are certain codes of conduct they are expected to follow. But sometimes, a soldier is given an opportunity to live at the expense of their dishonor. For example, they may be granted life by the enemy in exchange for military secrets. According to Morte Prima di Disonore, the soldier should offer their life before descending to such a dishonorable state.
On the obverse of 2023 Morte Prima di Disonore Silver Rounds, there is a human skull wearing a Roman helmet known as a Galea. These helmets have a red plume and were worn prominently by soldiers during the Roman Empire. In a rather ominous fashion, a sword is seen sticking through the top of the helmet and emerging through the mouth of the skull. This design is flanked by decorative crosses and scrolls. There is also an inscription reading Morte Prima di Disonore.
The reverse of 2023 Morte Prima di Disonore Silver Round contains the logo of Intaglio Mint. Here, you will find a stylish Roman column with the ends curved to form an I. There is also a decorative backdrop, concentric circles, and inscriptions reading Intaglio Mint, Est. 2010, One Troy Ounce, .999 Fine Silver, 2023.
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