Mythical Creatures: The Siren 2018 2oz Coin

Tuesday, 3 April 2018  |  Gareth

The historical and famous legends about mythological creatures are known all over the world  and this stunning issue of a 2oz Fine Silver coin has been produced in High Relief and has an Antique Finish that has been completed by hand bringing these amazing characters to life.

The first coin being issued features The Siren. A further four coins will be released to add to this series featuring The Hydra, The Minotaur, The Centaur and Medusa.

The Sirens would lure the sailors by singing with their alluring voices and playing hypnotic music. The Ships would crash into the rocks allowing the Sirens to feed on the unsuspecting sailors. The image of the coin depicts a Siren sitting on the rocks playing her harp luring another ship to its doom.

The famous mythological stories, legends and tales are designed to entertain, thrill and inspire the listeners. These ancient Myths contain morals teaching the virtues of love, strength, courage and self-reliance. They also teach the consequences of vices associated with jealousy, greed, treachery and deceit.

 

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