A LITTLE SOMETHING TO HAUL BACK HOME?
Coins are fairly lightweight for their value, easy to spend, but terribly, terribly boring at times. While those novice adventurers may be more concerned about filling their coffers for better gear the constant pandering of coppers, silver, and gold can get a bit drab at times. Lesser Fantasy Treasures offers twenty different treasures that offer an alternative solution to the otherwise boring bag of coins. With values ranging from 1 gold coin to 100 gold coins, these items are mainly intended to add a bit of flavor to treasure holdings of lower level adventures.
EXAMPLES FROM BOOK:
Hardwood Trinket Box:
This small trinket box is square in shape with sides reaching a length of three inches. The depth of the box with the lid closed is a bit over two inches. The hardwood construction of the box comes from a variety of exotic, sub-tropical wood that gives off a mild, pleasant aroma. The sides and top of the top feature an inlay of etched, hammered copper. In the etchings of the hammered copper sheets one can make out images of dancing badgers playing musical instruments as a variety of snakes, lizards, and insects appear to provide these whimsical, talented creatures with an audience. The copper sheets are somewhat tarnished, but a bit of cleaning up would restore the box to a fine, presentable state. The trinket box has brass hinges on the back and a simple latch in the front. This system of securely closing the box does not provide any means of adding a lock.
Item value: 10 gold coins
This medallion is a bit over an inch and a half in diameter and is constructed of a light, pale green jade. The front and back of the medallion is engraved to show the image of a crane standing amongst some reeds. The top of the medallion has a small drilled hole that allows a thin loop of silver to connect the medallion to a simple necklace of brown leather cord.
Item value: 20 gold coins
Written By: Dave Woodrum
Page Count: 4 Pages