The Aztec Calendar Stone, currently housed in the National Anthropology Museum in Mexico City, is the most famous work of Aztec sculpture in history. This incredibly intricate stone measures 12 feet in diameter, is over three feet thick, and weighs in at a whopping 24 tons. It was carved around the year 1500 as a means to describe the origins of the cosmos and the structure of the universe as the Aztecs saw it. And to this day, the Aztec Calendar stone endures as one of the most prominent emblems of Mexican culture.
The Aztec Calendar round is now beautifully reimagined in an impressive 5 ounces of .999 fine silver. And the large, 63-mm design field allows every intricate detail of the design to shine. Add this beautiful variation of the silver Aztec Calendar to your cart today!
The obverse depicts the famous Aztec Calendar stone beautifully reimagined on a large, 63-mm design field. The design is in a circular shape resembling a sun, with rays emanating outward. In the center is the face of the Aztec solar deity, Tonatiuh, which gives the monolith its alternate name the Sun Stone. He is shown holding a human heart in each of his clawed hands, and his tongue is represented by a stone sacrificial blade. He is surrounded by a ring of 20 symbols that represent the 20 days of the Aztec month, along with four scrolled arrows pointed in the four cardinal directions.
The reverse depicts the striking left portrait of Cuauhtem?c, the last Aztec Emperor of Tenochtitlan. The name Cuauhtem?c means “Descending Eagle”, as in the moment when an eagle folds its wings and plummets down to strike its prey. He was executed on the orders of Spanish Conquistador Hernan Cortes in 1525, and his face appears on Mexican banknotes, paintings, music, and popular culture to this day. He wears the traditional headdress and ear ornaments of the Aztec elite, and is surrounded by an Aztec border as well as the inscriptions of his name and the metal content, weight, and purity.
Each Aztec Calendar 5 oz Silver round is produced by the privately-operated Golden State Mint (GSM). Since 1974, the Golden State Mint has manufactured millions of rounds and bars for bullion dealers across the nation, with a purity that equals that of sovereign-minted rounds. GSM is a life member of the American Numismatic Association, along with several other well-respected numismatic organizations. GSM is a family company dedicated to stellar customer service, and remains one of the most highly-regarded popular private mints in the industry today.
Silver Aztec Calendar rounds ship in brand new condition. Single rounds ship in an individual plastic flip. Multiples of 20 ship in mint-issued tubes. Orders over $199 are eligible for free shipping!
Place your secure order online now by clicking on the product and selecting “add to cart”. Or, speak to one of our knowledgeable, friendly customer service representatives at 800-313-3315.
These beautiful and historic silver rounds make great gifts! Order this popular design today!
When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $9.95 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.
Most Provident orders are shipped within one (1) business day of your payment clearing. Payments made via PayPal clear instantly. Bitcoin payments clear instantly once the transaction is confirmed. Credit Card and bank wire payments process within 1 business day. ACH and paper check payments take 3-5 business days. Once payments are processed, products are released to fulfillment for packaging and shipping.
All orders of $199 or more that are eligible for free shipping are, by default, shipped via a carrier of our choice (USPS or UPS). Depending on the contents and size of your purchase, you may be able to upgrade to a specific carrier during checkout.
For those orders of $999.99 or less, there is no need to sign for your package. However, you may select the option to require a signature at delivery if you want. This can be chosen and paid for at checkout. All orders of $1000 or more require a signature to complete delivery.
Provident is only able to ship to addresses in any of the 50 US states. This includes P.O. boxes and APO addresses.
Carlos on 8/18/2019
" That's just bad luck Kenneth. I agree with you that it is not a comon thing to receive a coin scuffed up. Though it happens and it happened to me on the one and only gold coin I ever bought(Britannia). So far I have bought quite a few of these calendars and all have been flawless beauties. I say take the chance and purchase more because these look nice when you got a stack of them."
Kenneth on 7/24/2019
" I was excited to receive this round and planned on ordering more but mine showed up damaged with many imperfections due to poor packaging and coins rubbing together. I would have given 5 stars but giving 3 because it arrived so damaged. I didn't feel like risking sending it back for an exchange so I will just keep it for the metal value and have to take the loss. Its the first time this happened ordering from Provident and I understand things happen but still very disappointed and I'm now hesitant to order more."
Mark on 7/24/2019
" Love the look and design of it. Bought the 1 oz version which is really cool. Great detail on the the back for the Aztec calendar hard to see that great great on the 1 oz one. Eye sight not as good as it use to be. Had to buy the large type version. :) That would be the 5 oz one. Now where to find a capsule that fits it?????"
Douglas on 5/27/2019
" Ordered several 5 oz Aztecs and then ordered the presentation boxes for 4.99. The boxes make them that much nicer. Order the box! Provident Rocks!!!"
Eric on 5/14/2019
" This is a beautiful round with amazing details. My only nitpick is that the round is 64mm, not the 63mm listed. I ordered one with the 63mm capsule that Provident sells, thinking it would fit but it's just a bit off. I noticed my round had lots of scuffs around the rim...probably a return from someone who tried too hard to stuff it into the 63mm capsule (I did the same thing before I realized what was wrong). Thankfully it's just the rim. Fits a little loose in my 65mm capsules, but better than nothing."
|Metal Content||5 troy oz|
|Metals Purity||.999 Fine Silver|
|Producer||Golden State Mint|