The Twelve Olympians in the Zodiac - Apollo `Vs Gemini. Samoa 0.20 $ 2021 Gold plated Copper/Nickel coin

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Face value: 0.2 $
Issuing country: Samoa
Weight: 25 g
Diameter: 40 mm

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Face value: 0.2 $
Issuing country: Samoa
Weight: 25 g
Diameter: 40 mm
Mintage: 3000

The second release in an interesting, thought provoking new series, this coin depicts the Greek Goddess, Aphrodite.

A twelve issue set, the Twelve Olympians of the Zodiac considers which of the traditional star signs coincide with the Gods of Olympus of Ancient Greece. For Aphrodite it is easy, for she is also known as the Roman goddess Venus, and Venus is the planetary ruler of Taurus!

According to some astrologists, those born under the sign of Taurus love pleasure! They know how to enjoy life, and are sure to make the most of every moment - just like the Goddess Aphrodite!
35,00 €
Face value: 0.2 $
Issuing country: Samoa
Weight: 25 g
Diameter: 40 mm

The first release in an interesting, thought provoking new series, this high relief silver coin depicts the Greek Goddess, Athena.

A twelve issue set, the Twelve Olympians of the Zodiac considers which of the traditional star signs coincide with the Gods of Olympus of Ancient Greece. For Athena, the decision is clear - Aries!

Athena's connection with Aries is fairly straight forward. Aries is associated with the head, and anyone even remotely aware of classical mythology knows that Athena sprung fully-formed from Zeus head, and is associated with intellect and all that it entails. Aries in particular is associated with traits like leadership, strategy and courage, all traits intrinsic to Athena in her myths. Aries in particular is associated with the fire of the mind, raw creativity and thought, as well as the rising of the dawn, being the start of the Zodiac and exalted in the Sun, all traits visceral to the nature of Athena's story, being the Nous of Zeus. Notably, the bird most associated with Aries is the owl, the bird of Athena.

According to some astrologists, Aries is associated with creativity and thought, as well as the rising of the dawn, being the start of the Zodiac. All of these traits can be ascribed to Athena, as the offspring of Zeus. Intriguingly, the bird most associated with Aries is the owl... the bird widely used to depict Athena.
35,00 €
Face value: 0.2 $
Issuing country: Samoa
Weight: 25 g
Diameter: 40 mm

Demeter‘s connection with Virgo has survived even to modern days: Virgo is frequently depicted as a woman carrying grain, in the likeness of Demeter. While Demeter is technically not a virgin, in the myth she and Poseidon has a doughter - Persephone, similar to how Hera remains a perpetual virgin by bathing on special springs (curiously, like Hera, Demeter too has a role in the protection of marriages). Likewise, unlike Aphrodite, Demeter seems to have a more “chaste” form of fertility, being less of a sexual goddess and more focused on the nurturing aspects of the creation of new life. At any rate, Virgo does not stand for literal virginity as much as a spiritual one, forsaking desires for duty
35,00 €
Face value: 0.2 $
Issuing country: Samoa
Weight: 25 g
Diameter: 40 mm
Mintage: 3000
35,00 €
Face value: 0.2 $
Issuing country: Samoa
Weight: 25 g
Diameter: 40 mm

As the King of the gods, Zeus‘ connection with Leo is appropriate as it is the "king of the Zodiac signs". The connection gains a lot more weight in mythology: Zeus is closely associated with Helios, perhaps even more so than Apollo, as Helios is referred as "the eye of Zeus" and is referred as Zeus in his own Orphic hymn. Aether (the primordial light that illumines the Heavens) is "Zeus' power", and his role as the god of civilization, justice and law is very similar to that of sun gods like Shamash and Ra (Apollo also shares these traits, as he too is a god of justice and law). Zeus is outright referred as the Sun in some particular Greco-roman religious traditions like Pythagorean philosophy, where he is the supramundane Sun of the Olympians.As the Sun symbolizes the center, so is Leo's position in the Zodiac indicative.
35,00 €
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Maximum Coin Mintage: Unlimited
Alloy: Cupro-nickel
Weight: 8.00 g
Diameter: 27.30mm
Quality Brilliant Uncirculated
Year 2020

Winnie the Pooh is the much-loved, ‘silly old bear’ who has won over the hearts of generations of readers. Now, Pooh Bear is starring on a coin struck by The Royal Mint for the first time, and he’ll soon be joined by more of his friends from the Hundred Acre Wood.

Pooh has been captured in one of E. H. Shepard’s original illustrations enjoying a ‘smackeral’ of honey, joined by a friendly bee – a detail that you’ll spot on the other coins in the series.

This coin is a purely commemorative edition so you won’t find it in your change. Each coin comes with a fold-out wallet where you can find out more about Winnie the Pooh, his friends and the Hundred Acre Wood
17,00 €
Silver: 99.99%
Nominal value 1 $
Weight: 1 oz
Dimensions: 45,3 x 30,3 mm
Maximum Mintage 1 000
Coin Finish: Proof

The silver coin of the Czech Mint from the gift series with motifs of 12 signs of the zodiac will become not only a beautiful, but also a valuable talisman for everyone who was born in the sign of Pisces.

Do you know why there are two fishes in the celestial constellation? This can be answered by ancient Greek myths about the monster Tyfon, from whom even the ancient gods themselves had to hide. Everyone turned into an animal out of fear, and the goddess of love Aphrodite and her son Eros chose a fish appearance. In order not to lose each other in a sharp stream of water, they tied their tails with a gibbon… The lives of Pisces in human form are ruled by emotions. They absorb the moods of their surroundings - positive and negative - and then behave according to them. Sensitivity and extraordinary sense of empathy make them great helpers who are always willing to lend a helping hand. However, their lack of self-confidence often leads to situations where they allow themselves to be abused. In addition to the constellation, the Pisces is also ruled by the planet Neptune. In astrology, it often points to individuals who love impersonally - such as humanity as a whole - which can sometimes lead to self-sacrifice, which the Pisces often commits.

The non-traditional oval-shaped coin bears a colored image of the Fish on the reverse side. Photographs or computer graphics were not used as a template for coloring - the author of the coin, Asamat Baltaev, DiS., created an original watercolor painting. The relief in the background of Pisces presents a disk with a dozen zodiac signs. The composition of the reverse side is then supplemented with the Latin inscription PISCES and the corresponding astrological symbol. Since the coins of the Czech Mint are licensed by a foreign issuer, the island of Niue, the obverse side bears its national emblem, the nominal value of ONE DOLLAR (NZD) and the year of issue 2021. All this is surrounded by twelve astrological signs.

The coin is stored in an elegant box.
129,00 €
Denomination: £5
Maximum Coin Mintage; Unlimited
Alloy: Cupro-nickel
Weight: 28.28 g
Diameter: 38.61mm
Reverse Designer Henry Gray
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality: Brilliant Uncirculated
Year: 2021

The Who’s first appearance on an official UK coin
Celebrate one of the most influential bands in music history
Features a design approved by the band
A great gift for music fans
Begin or continue your Music Legends collection
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Striking Standard - Brilliant Uncirculated Coin
25,00 €
Silver: 99.99%
Nominal value 1 $
Weight: 1 oz
Dimensions: 45,3 x 30,3 mm
Maximum Mintage 1 000
Coin Finish: Proof


The silver coin of the Czech Mint from the gift series with the motifs of the 12 signs of the zodiac will become not only beautiful, but also a valuable talisman for anyone born under the sign of Virgo.

Who was the mysterious girl who shines in the sky today in the form of the constellation Virgo? It is not entirely certain, but most likely it was Dike - the daughter of the ruler of the gods, Zeus, who walked among ordinary mortals and intervened against injustice. People therefore began to worship her as a judge and goddess of justice. Those who have been assigned the sign of the Virgin tend to be diligent, consistent and practical and we can rely on them. They want to have their life firmly in hand and achieve all their goals. They have their feet firmly on the ground, but their pragmatism can turn into pessimism, an unhealthy obsession with details and over-criticism.

The unusual oval-shaped coin bears a coloured image of the Virgin on the reverse side. No photographs or computer graphics were used as the basis for the colouring - the author of the coin, Asamat Baltaev, DiS., created an original watercolour painting. The relief in the background behind the Virgin presents a disc with a dozen signs of the zodiac. The composition of the reverse side is completed by the Latin inscription VIRGO and the corresponding astrological symbol. As the coins of the Czech Mint are issued with the foreign licence of the island of Niue, the obverse side bears its national emblem, the nominal value of ONE DOLLAR (NZD) and the year of issue 2021. All this is surrounded by twelve astrological signs.

The coin is housed in an elegant box.
129,00 €
Silver: 99.99%
Nominal value 1 $
Weight: 1 oz
Dimensions: 45,3 x 30,3 mm
Maximum Mintage 1 000
Coin Finish: Proof

129,00 €