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Apr 6th, 2014
The fifth installment in the Zombucks: Currency of the Apocalypse® series, each Murk Diem round contains .999 fine copper, and is one of the few assets valuable enough to keep you alive after the outbreak. It’s chilling design serves as a constant reminder that freedom is susceptible to decay.
Liberty’s brain seeps through her torn cap on the obverse of each round. Her spine is visible through the muscles of her neck, and slices of flesh have been ripped from her face. The once-perfect wings in her cap, which symbolized freedom, are in shambles. Inscriptions read MURK DIEM, 2018 and Z50.
The Murk Diem copper round pays homage to the Mercury Dime, which circulated from 1916-1945. The original coin — featuring a beautiful left-facing Lady Liberty — was designed by Adolph Weinman, and won a design competition among highly-regarded artists.
The reverse of each round features a biohazard symbol surrounded by zombie splatter. CURRENCY OF THE APOCALYPSE, ZOMBUCKS and 1 OZ .999 FINE COPPER are inscribed,