2021 Germania Mint Mythical Forest Chestnut Leaf 1 oz Silver 5 Mark Medal GEM BU


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Why buy this 2021 1 oz Silver 5 Mark Germania Mint Mythical Forest Chestnut Leaf?

Roman armies planted chestnut trees in many parts of Europe, and millennia later, the tree is still considered to have mythical powers. Its wood was used by druids to make talisman, and many cultures have mythical recipes from chestnuts. Some also believe the trees to have special powers. That makes the chestnut leaf an appropriate inclusion in the Germania Mint’s Mythical Forest Series.

  • This non-legal tender medal has an ornamental face value of 5 Marks.
  • The Mark was the German currency prior to the introduction of the euro and is now obsolete.
  • The medal was struck at the Germania Mint.
  • This piece was struck from 1 oz of .9999 fine silver.
  • This piece is part of a mintage of 25,000 pieces.
  • Recipes and myths abound about how chestnut leaves and other parts of the tree can be used.
  • The medal is part of the Mythical Forest Series.
  • This medal will arrive in GEM Brilliant Uncirculated condition.

Exquisite Chestnut Leaf Design

Obverse: The medal’s obverse features a single chestnut leaf along with some of the tree’s fruit. The name of the medal, “CHESTNUT LEAF,” is inscribed in the rim frame, as are the coin’s weight and purity, “1 OZ 999.9 FINE SILVER.”

Reverse: On the reverse is a two-headed eagle, a popular symbol of Germany. The heads face in opposite directions, representing the past and future, and the bird holds lightning bolts, which symbolize the powers of creation and destruction. Inscriptions in the rim frame read, “GERMANIA,” “2021,” and the ornamental denomination “5 MARK.”

Add this 1 oz Silver 2021 5 Mark Germania Mint Mythical Forest Chestnut Leaf to your collection today.

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