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OWL of ATHENS Black Ruthenium Silver coin 1 OZ Niue 2017

OWL of ATHENS Black Ruthenium Silver coin 1 OZ Niue 2017

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This breathtaking beautiful black coin present 2017  "Owl of Athena"on a hammered finish background making these a BU quality coin. The Athenian Owl originates in ancient Greek mythology, the goddess Athena kept an owl (her patron animal) on her shoulder that revealed truths to her and represented wisdom and knowledge. The symbol of Athena's owl was eventually used on currency, the Athenian tetradrachms
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Owl of Athena
On the obverse the Owl is standing right, head facing with an olive spring & berry behind on the left along with crescent for the moon in upper left field and "AOE" to the right. Finishing out the design is the weight and purity designation curved around the bottom "1 OZ .999 FINE SILVER". The reverse then features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank Broadly on a hammered background along with the inscriptions of "ELIZABETH II", the country of issue "NIUE", the year date "2017", denomination "TWO DOLLARS"
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Country
Canada
Year of Issue
2017
Denomination
2 Dollars
Metal
Silver
Fineness (% purity)
999/1000
Mintage (pcs)
500
Weight (g)
1 oz
Diameter (mm)
38.61
Quality
BU
Certificate of Authenticity no
Package type  No
Special Features Black Ruthenium
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