This substantial planchet was hand forged using .999 fine silver.
The ingot was hand struck with impressions from the Ancient Greek coin of Syracuse, Sicily, Circa 317-310 B.C., BMC catalog #346.
The dies were made by Peter Rosa in 1985, five years before he passed away from cancer.
Each piece is unique, and no two will look the same.
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Material: .999 Fine Silver
Weight: One troy ounce.
Size: 36.9 mm (1.45 inch) wide, 32 mm (1.3 inches) tall
Thickness: 5.5 mm (7/32 inch)
Obverse: Head of Persephone
Reverse: Galloping quadriga driven by charioteer holding goad
In Greek mythology, Persephone was the Goddess Queen of the Underworld, the daughter of Zeus and Harvest Goddess Demeter. She was also known as the Goddess of Spring Growth. Her story is one of the most important myths in Ancient Greek religion and has been used as a symbol for rebirth, fertility, and marriage. After being abducted by Hades, the God of the Underworld, she was forced to become his bride and Queen.
This coin replica is made of fine silver and weighs one troy ounce. It measures 36.9 mm (1.45 inches) wide, 32 mm (1.3 inches) tall, with a thickness of 5.5 mm (7/32 inch). The obverse side features the head of Persephone, while the reverse side comprises a chariot with drag as the mount and a charioteer holding goad. This replica was designed to honor Persephone and her story, representing fertility, growth, and transformation in marriage. It’s the perfect gift for lovers of Ancient Greek mythology or anyone looking to better understand their journey.
This coin replica is a tribute to her.