Chess Pawn Hanayama Puzzle - Level 1
Solve the Chess Puzzle's challenge and find the lucky coin sealed inside! Hanayama Chess Piece Puzzles are brain teasers built into high quality chess puzzle pieces. Each cast metal, chrome-plated chess piece requires a different solution to open it and collect the cast-plated gold token hidden inside.
The Meaning of the Sealed Coin: A coin with an clover motif is sealed inside the Pawn. Since ancient times, a four-leaf clover has been celebrated as a sign of good luck for its finder. Each of the four leaves contains a wish, and together, the four symbolize good fortune.
The Meaning Behind a Coin: In the US finding a one cent coin - or "lucky penny" - is believed to bring good luck. Meanwhile, many Europeans customarily give religious coins or tokens to people they love. The coin is perceived as a symbol of fortune, and is given with the wishes that it will bring luck and prosperity to the recipient.
Hanayama Cast Chess Puzzles are recommended for ages 8 and up. Designed by Marcel Gillen of Luxembourg. The Pawn Chess Puzzle measures approximately 2-1/4" x 1-1/2" x 1-1/2".