In ancient Greek mythology, Zeus was worshipped as the supreme ruler of Mount Olympus and the Pantheon of gods that lived there. He was the god of the sky and weather, law and justice, morals and fate, and the spiritual leader of both gods and men.
99.9% Pure Silver
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 2oz of 99.9% pure silver.
High Relief Zeus Design with Antique Finish
The coin’s reverse depicts a bearded Zeus rising up into the stormy sky wielding his thunderbolt and sceptre with an eagle flying above his shoulder. The design includes the inscription ZEUS and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
To capture the depth and detail of the design, each coin is meticulously struck in high relief to a rimless format and features an antique finish.
Strictly Limited Mintage
No more than 1,500 of these Gods of Olympus - Zeus 2014 2oz Silver High Relief Coins will be issued by The Perth Mint.
Tuvalu Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2014 year-date and the monetary denomination are shown on the coin’s obverse.
Prestigious Round Display Case
The coin is housed in a prestigious round wooden display case, with stunning detail on its lid and packaged in a beautifully illustrated shipper.
Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Zeus, the god of the sky and weather, law, justice, morals and fate, and the spiritual leader of both gods and men is immortalised in all his mythical glory on this Gods of Olympus – Zeus 2014 2oz Silver High Relief Coin.
In ancient Greek mythology, Zeus was worshipped as the supreme ruler of Mount Olympus and the Pantheon of gods that lived there.
Historically, Zeus was always portrayed as a powerful and imposing mature man with a fully-grown beard, often yielding a thunderbolt, which he used as a weapon, throwing it at those who angered him. His other symbols include an eagle, an oak tree, and a royal sceptre.
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