On the obverse side of these 1 oz Aztec Calendar Silver Rounds is a replication of the designs found on the actual Aztec sun stone. The designs are arranged in a circle resembling the sun and includes the face of the Aztec solar deity, Tonatiuh, in the center. He is featured with a human heart in each hand and is surrounded by a ring of 20 symbols that represent the days of the month on the Aztec calendar.
The reverse of the 1 oz Aztec Calendar Silver Round bears a left-profile bust of Cuauhtemoc. He was the last emperor of the Aztec Empire and reigned for just one year. When he came to power, the Aztec Empires capital city of Tenochtitlan had already been destabilized by the invasions of Spanish conquistadors throughout the empire. Following the death of Moctezuma II and his brother, the successor, Cuauhtemoc was elected leader by the noblemen. He is featured in this design wearing the headdress and earring typical of Aztec nobility.
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