This beautiful Uruguay coin consists of a coat of arms shield which is divided into four equal sections and crowned by a rising golden sun commonly known as the “Sun of May.” This symbolizes the rising of the Uruguayan nation and the May Revolution. The oval is surrounded by a laurel branch on the left and an olive one on the right, representing honor and peace, joined at the bottom by a ribbon. The reverse of this coin depicts an Armadillo (in Spanish: Mulita).
The shield consists of 4 quadrants:
Golden scale which symbolizes equality and justice
Cerro de Montevideo (Montevideo Hill) with its fortress on top, as a symbol of strength
Galloping black horse which symbolizes liberty
Ox symbolizing abundance
This lovely necklace features the following elements:
Authentic Uruguay Coin
Coin Composition: Brass Plated Steel
14K Gold-Filled Rope Chain – 20 inches
Bail connector: Gold-Plated Leaf with cubic zirconia accents
Chain is free of lead, nickel, cadmium, and other irritating components
Due to the nature of coins changing luster with elements of air and moisture, to keep these coins looking shiny, they have been cleaned, polished, and coated with a jewelry grade protectant so they will not oxidize/tarnish.
Gently wipe your jewelry with the free jewelry cloth received with your order to remove debris, sweat, or chemicals from the surface. Our jewelry cloths are a great way to polish and keep your jewelry shiny.
Please try not to wear the jewelry while doing housework, working out, bathing or swimming.
When not wearing, please place it in the velvet pouch received with your order to avoid long-term exposure to the sun and air. This will slow down the oxidation rate of the jewelry and color retention time longer.