Step into the realm of ancient mythology with the captivating "CHARON Ferryman of the Dead 3 Oz Silver Coin." This coin is an artistic homage to the enigmatic figure of Charon, the ferryman of the dead in Greek mythology. Charon, a central character in the Greek Underworld, bore the solemn responsibility of guiding departed souls across the river Acheron to their eternal resting place.
Depicted in stunning detail, this coin captures Charon in his iconic role as the conductor of souls. The intricate design showcases Charon's somber demeanor as he navigates the realm between life and death. Every fine detail, from his tattered robes to the stern expression on his face, reflects the gravity of his role as the guardian of the afterlife.
In the coin's mythology, passage across the river Acheron came at a price. The deceased were required to pay Charon's fee, often in the form of an obolos or Persian denace. This fee ensured that proper funeral rites had been conducted for the departed. Those who couldn't afford the fee were fated to linger as restless spirits along the banks of the Acheron for a hundred years.
The coin's design pays homage to this intricate mythology while showcasing the advanced craftsmanship enabled by smartminting® technology. This technique, renowned for its ultra high relief capabilities, breathes life into the coin's design, giving Charon a striking presence that seems to transcend the boundaries of the metal itself.
With a diameter of 50 mm and a weight of 3 oz, this coin is a true masterpiece of numismatic artistry. Crafted from .9999 pure silver, it reflects the dedication to precision and quality that defines the finest collectibles. Limited to a mintage of 666 pieces, the "CHARON Ferryman of the Dead 3 Oz Silver Coin" is not just a coin – it's a portal to a world of myth and mystery, a tangible reminder of the stories that have shaped our understanding of life, death, and the beyond.
The smartminting© technology is a ground-breaking advancement in contemporary numismatics that permits an unparalleled level of ultra-high relief, and it establishes novel benchmarks in the coin industry.
- This technology enables the production of standard weight coins with larger diameters, while maintaining high relief height.
- It also allows for coins with greatly reduced weight to maintain standard relief heights and permits coins with only slightly increased weight to exhibit high reliefs.