Rogue Labyrinth Coin

Rogue Dynamics

The coin for those in the community on the bounce. The front depicts half of the fox and Hugin/Muninn over knotwork.

This coins got enough meaning hidden in it that this will not be a short explanation so buckle up.

There's a story that prior to 9/11 a case officer working in Afghanistan got orders to shut down shop.  Before they left they took a coin and cut it in half.  They gave half to the elder and kept the other half as a token so if anyone ever came back the village would know they were legitimate.  In the days following 9/11 a lone case officer went back to that northern village to rally a force against the Taliban.  When they got off the helicopter they presented the villagers with half of the coin.  Even though it was many years later and the original elder was long dead the village rallied around and brought forward the other half of the coin.  A lone traveler in a dangerous land on a dangerous mission was instantly a member of a tribe that would shed blood to protect them and fight along side them.  Thats the story anyway and I'm sure its just a story because such a thing would no doubt never be allowed to be told if it was true.

Huginn and Muninn are Odins ravens.  Each morning they take flight as thought and memory do.  They travel midgard and bring back word of the world to Odin.  Much like many of us Odin worries that perhaps one day they may not return thus losing both thought and memory.  In both collection and life people are pushed out into the world and bring back the knowledge of their travels which is valuable beyond measure.  

The knotwork is meant to be the labyrinth that both takes away from the safe center and is the road to our next adventure in many mythologies. 

"A labyrinth is a unicursal path taken for the development of the soul. It's a symbol for wholeness, spiritual growth, emergence, connection to the source, evolution, initiation, and eternal freedom. Unlike a maze, a labyrinth has only one entrance and no branches. The entrance is also the exit. The labyrinth is a metaphor for one's journey into the inner self and back, bringing forth hidden truths in the process.."

Each one is laser numbered and has "ROGUE" on the edge. This signifies the area we operate in. Never fully protected on either side but often hidden in a place overlooked.  

Most of all each coin can be paired with another coin to form a single coin with a unique set of numbers.  As more rogues join the line continues unbroken with more numbers joining.  Each meeting of rogues is unique and can be represented in this manner with a drink, a hug, or a picture.  We encounter those on like paths throughout the world and recharge from those like us.

Welcome to the tribe.


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Category: Coin, Motivation, Recreation, Rogue, Roguery, Rogues

Type: Coin


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