MYTHICAL FOREST: CHESTNUT LEAF – 2021 5 Mark 1oz silver BU
People have been fascinated by trees since… ever. Trees provide us with many benefits necessary for survival, including clean air, filtered water, shade, and food. They also give us hope and courage to persevere – even in the harshest conditions. Roots buried deep in the earth, trunk above the ground, branches stretching toward the sky, are symbolic, living links between our world and the world of supernatural beings. Strong connections between people and trees can be found in almost every religion, mythology, legends and traditions. Their physical nature and composition is often a base for stories full of magic and supernatural abilities. In many myths, a tree is a vital part of the structure of the universe. Gods and their messengers travel from world to world by climbing up or down the tree. The trees have been on earth long before people and possibly will be present long after we go… As a tribute to power and mysticism of trees Germania are launching a series of 4 dedicated coins. Oak, Chestnut, Beech and Linden leafs will be the theme of these series.
Chestnut is a very popular tree, planted in Europe by Roman armies. Mythology and the history of magic abound of miraculous recipes and advice on how to use almost every part of it. Its fruit symbolizes chastity and it’s believed that chestnuts increase fertility and desire, which is why it is carried by women who want to conceive. Chestnut wood is known for properties that bring success and love. Druids used it to create talismans because the physical connection allowed the user to derive longevity and invigoration from the wood. Chestnut is a beautiful and powerful tree. Its power can be easily seen by sitting on the ground next to it and allowing its energy to clear the mind.
Effigy of Germania Mint. The two-headed eagle is a symbol appearing in Roman mythology associated with Janus – the god of all origins, guardian of doors, gates, passages and bridges, the patron of allied agreements and arrangements. Heads facing the opposite symbolize the past and the future. The lightning bolts held in the claws of an eagle are a divine attribute, symbolizing strength and the power of creation and destruction.
The Chestnut Leaf 2021 1 oz Silver BU coins are secured in an individually selected capsule. The Certificate Of Authenticity included in every set provides all the necessary information and guarantee coins value.