This incredible 3 oz silver coin is the first issue of the new series “The Odyssey”. The Odyssey is a Greek epic poem composed of 24 passages, written by the Greek poet Homer in the 8th century B.C. It tells the story of the return home from the Trojan War of the Greek hero Odysseus.
The reverse of this coin depicts the moment when Odysseus threatens to cut Circe’s throat with his sword, if the witch doesn’t turn her crew, who are now pigs, back into humans. Odysseus’ crew, now turned into pigs, are scattered around the b quet area along with other animals, lions, woives and foxes, formerly humans also turned into animals by Circe. The reverse features ultra-high relief and metallic UV printing on Circe and Odysseus.
The obverse depicts the departure for the Trojan War of Odysseus and his crew from Ithaca, wfüch can be seen in the background of the scene, passing by the statue dedicated to Poseidon. The ship and statue are engraved in high relief.
It comes in a wooden box, along with the certificate of authenticity.
Limited edition of 500 pieces worldwide!