This 3 Oz Silver coin is the third release in the “Gods Of The World” series, dedicated to Poseidon, the God of the sea. The coin has an incredible High Relief thanks to the Smartminting technology, has an Antique Finish quality with dark highlights and comes in a beautiful case, along with the Certificate of Authenticity. Limited mintage to only 333 pcs worldwide!
The Aztec calendar stone is a late post-classic Mexican sculpture housed in the National Anthropology Museum in Mexico City, and is perhaps the most famous work of Aztec sculpture. The stone is 358 centimetres (141 in) in diameter and 98 centimetres (39 in) thick, and it weighs about 24 short tons (21.4 long tons; 21.8 t). Shortly after the Spanish conquest, the monolithic sculpture was buried in the Zacalo, the main square of Mexico City. It was rediscovered on December 17, 1790 during repairs on the Mexico City Cathedral. Following its rediscovery, the calendar stone was mounted on an exterior wall of the Cathedral, where it remained until 1885. Most scholars think that the stone was carved some time between 1502 and 1521, though some believe that it is several decades older than that..
The reverse of the coin depicts the beautiful image of the Poseidon, holding his trident, over a background with a ship sailing in a rough sea. The coin is full of details and is minted with a great precision. On the bottom of the reverse, the inscription: “POSEIDON” – the name of the coin. The obverse of the coin portrays the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the inscriptions: “ELIZABETH II” – the name of the Queen, “20 DOLLARS” – the face value, “COOK ISLANDS” - the issuing country and “2019” – the year of issue.
|Weight (g)||93.3 (3 oz)|
|Presentation case (box)||Yes|
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