IMPORTANT: This coin has become very rare to come by so between the rarity of the coin bullion and the prices of silver going up, I recommend you don't wait for the price to drop as it will certainly only go up. In fact, I only am selling it at this price now to pick up a few quick honest reviews and after that, I need to raise the price to make any profit for our charity cause with the Wounded Warrior Project to which this benefits. Expect the price of this band to go up another 25% more in the next week or two.
ABOUT THE COIN:
Memento Mori or the Day of the Dead is celebrated by far more than is often realized. Dance of Death (15th century fresco). No matter one's station in life, the Dance of Death unites all. Plato's Phaedo, where the death of Socrates is recounted, introduces the idea that the proper practice of philosophy is zed. This was practiced by Puritans, the Spanish, Mexico, and in many cultures most of which all remind us both of our loved ones now passed and as a further reminder that life is fleeting and something none of us escape so it should be cherished while we have it.
This Silver round serves as a reminder to all mortals that time is fleeting and every minute counts. Death respects no one and comes on quickly. The Last Laugh is depicted with laughing dead man, skulls, hourglasses and reaping blades. This type of funeral art was popular in medieval times through the Victorian era and serves to remind one of their own mortality.
The Anonymous Mint graciously crowns the OWL as its reverse logo. The owl represents wisdom, intelligence, mystery, transition, secrets and protection. In ancient symbolism, the owl represented guardianship of the underworld and protection of the dead. Owl has been known as ruler of the night, seer of souls and keeper of spirits that had passed from one plane to another. During medieval times, it was fabled that owls were actually priestesses or wizards in disguise.
This beautiful 1 oz Silver Round - Memento Mori is purchased in uncirculated mint condition blemish free and converted as you can see into a beautiful ring by punching a small hole in the middle and literally turning it inside out so the full detail remains intact both inside and out.
The photos above are of the coin in a WIDE CUT width (approx 14mm) perfect for Men or Women (Unisex) desiring that size however a thinner width size of 9mm is also available as seen in the photos displayed. The one shown in the photos is finished in what is known as "Antique Patina" but the ring can be made in the finish of your choice! Such finishes include but not limited to 14K Gold, 18K Gold, 24K Gold, Rose Gold, Platinum, Copper, Nickel, Rhodium, White Gold and Palladium Platings. The choice is yours and each are made to order specifically for the client as they are ordered. Turn around times are typically very quick with it taking only 1-2 days to make!
P.S. DON'T SEE THE COIN RING YOU ARE LOOKING FOR? MESSAGE ME AND LET ME KNOW WHAT IT IS, IF IT'S NOT ALREADY LISTED I PROBABLY ALREADY HAVE IT IN STOCK AND READY TO MAKE NOW. IF NOT, I'LL GLADLY ORDER IT IN AND MAKE IT AND YES, YOU CAN EVEN PROVIDE YOUR OWN COIN(S) IF YOU DESIRE.
INTERESTED IN A DIFFERENT WIDTH OR JUST THE COIN?
9mm Thin Width Band
14mm Wide Band
Silver Collectors Coin Only (to show off what the ring was made of)
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Were you aware that buying a ring from us helps our disabled vets? A portion of all proceeds are donated to the Wounded Warrior Project and as a fellow veteran myself, I thank you for your support of both small business and helping wounded vets get back on their feet again after returning home from war in the protection of our freedom to continue moving forward in life and get their much needed medical and financial needs met. God Bless you and God Bless America!
Wounded Warrior Project
Location: Jacksonville, FL | Year Founded: 2005
Mission: The mission of Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. Our vision is to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation's history.
Programs: Outreach and Engagement, Mental Health Support, Physical Health & Wellness, Financial Assistance, Employment, and Education
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Aug 21, 2020
Jan 1, 2020
Excellent craftsmanship Fast shipping
Oct 29, 2019
The quality of this ring is just amazing! I decided to order the 24k gold plated and it came out even better than I could've imagined. Quick delivery and top notch quality.
Aug 11, 2019
Got here super quick...beautiful wedding bands for our unique wedding theme