The exciting new series of Silver Norse God Rounds continues with a new set of 5 oz rounds featuring the original five images from the introductory 1 oz rounds. In keeping with the release schedule of the original rounds, Anonymous Mint and Osborne Precious Metals feature Odin in the first of the five releases in this weight. The 5 oz Antique Silver Norse God Series Odin Round is available now on Silver.com.
More and more often investors are turning to rounds, and unique designs such as this one, as a way to invest in silver as they are a great alternative to silver bars due to their low premiums over spot silver.
- Ships to you in a plastic capsule, complete with a signed Certificate of Authenticity.
- First release in the 5 oz weight of Norse God Rounds.
- Total mintage capped at just 500 rounds for this release.
- Consists of Five Troy ounces of .999 fine silver.
- Antique finish.
- Obverse bears the image of Odin.
- Reverse includes a member of the Valkyrie.
- Each round has edge lettering and an individual serial number.
Each 5 oz Antique Silver Norse God Series Odin round in this Silver.com listing is a proof product with a mirrored finish. Additionally, each has an antique appearance that is achieved with chemical treatments of the blank before striking to add a unique patina and overall appearance to the round.
Anonymous Mint and Osborne Precious Metals previously released a series of five 1 oz Antique Silver Norse God Rounds featuring different gods on each round’s obverse face. Now, those same images return on the obverse face of 5 oz rounds.
On the obverse of this 5 oz Antique Silver Norse God Series Odin Round you’ll find the image of Odin sitting in his throne, flanked on either side by his wolves Geri and Freki. Odin was the All-Father in Norse mythology and ruled over Asgard, but he was also known as Odin the Wanderer and would mingle with humans in Midgard, often wearing a wide-brimmed hat and carrying a staff.
The reverse of each round in the series includes the image of a single member of the Valkyrie. These warrior maidens were selected by Odin himself to serve as the Chooser of the Slain, riding in the clouds above the battlefields of mankind to determine who lived, and who died.
Each Antique Silver Norse Series Odin Round was developed by Julie Lindquist and Anonymous Mint. Italian sculptor Luigi Badia brought artist Howard David Johnson’s designs to life for the silver rounds, which were struck by Osborne Precious Metals in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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