In ancient cultures, stories about heroes and monsters were an important part of everyday life. They helped people explain objects in the sky, make sense of weather events, or answer lifes big questions. Born around the fire and evolved through word of mouth, tales of these creatures and their supernatural powers were told and retold millions of times from person to person, from trade port to trade port, and from generation to generation - manifesting into a hundred different versions around the world. The story of the dragon is no different.Dragons have been one of the worlds most popular mythological creatures through the ages, and they continue to stir our imaginations to this day. Almost every culture on earth has its own ancient dragon myth. The first release in this exciting 6-design series celebrates one of the earliest recorded dragon myths in history.
Design celebrates Quetzalcóatl, one of the most revered gods in ancient Mesoamerica. A powerful combination of bird and rattlesnake, this feathered serpent was believed to have organized the original cosmos, participated in the creation of mankind, and was related to gods of the wind, the rain, and the dawn.Aztec high priests would even include the name Quetzalcoatl in their titles to denote their high rank. The obverse of the 1 oz silver Aztec Dragon round features the fierce Quetzalcoatl ascending from the Temple of the Feathered Serpent. Its feathered wings and serpent tail are poised to take flight to offer protection over the Aztec people. Inscriptions The Aztec and the artists initials also appear on the obverse. The reverse depicts the powerful reptilian eye of the dragon.
Its piercing gaze is surrounded by the inscriptions World of Dragons along with the metal content, weight, and purity. The item "The Aztec Welsh Chinese Egyptian World Of Dragons Silver 1 Ounce 1oz 24k Gold" is in sale since Wednesday, April 29, 2020. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Silver\Coins". The seller is "buzzrussel" and is located in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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