2023 – TEMPUS FUGIT – 1 TROY OUNCE – 39MM
Tempus fugit is a Latin phrase, usually translated into English as “time flies”. The expression comes from line 284 of book 3 of Virgil’s Georgics, where it appears as fugit inreparabile tempus: “it escapes, irretrievable time”. The phrase is used in both its Latin and English forms as a proverb that “time’s a-wasting”.
- Contains 1 oz. Troy .999 Fine Silver
- Obverse: A winged skull covered in the was from the candle of time, set upon a backdrop of a clock with roman numerals, with an hourglass overlayed. Decorative scroll-work circles the skull with the words “TEMPUS FUGIT” across the lower circumference.
- Reverse: High-Relief Intaglio Mint logo set on radial burst surrounded by stippled border reading “ONE TROY OUNCE” above and “.999 FINE SILVER,” flanked by mintage year “2023.”
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