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Helm of Awe Copper Coin

Helm of Awe Copper Coin

SKU: C-0020

"I bear the helm of awe"

The Warrior's Stave is known by many names: The Helm of Awe... The Warrior's Helm... and even the Helm of Terror. In Icelandic, it is referred to as Ægishjálmur or Aegishjalmur.

• solid copper

• 1.25" (3.2 cm) diameter

• 1/8" thick


There is ancient history to the stave, wherein the Fáfnismál, one of the poems in the Poetic Edda, the havoc-wreaking dragon Fafnir attributes much of his apparent invincibility to his use of the Helm of Awe: "The Helm of Awe, I wore before the sons of men, In defense of my treasure; Amongst all, I alone was strong, I thought to myself, For I found no power a match for my own."


Coins are struck one at a time in the USA using antique machinery and traditional coining techniques.

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Made in United States of America

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