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HEPHAESTUS God of blacksmiths Gods 2 Oz Silver Coin 2$ Niue 2019

HEPHAESTUS God of blacksmiths Gods 2 Oz Silver Coin 2$ Niue 2019

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This marvellous 2 Oz Silver coin is the third release in the astonishing “Gods” series, dedicated to Hephaestus, the God of Blacksmiths. The coin presents wonderful and detailed Ultra High Reliefs, has a selective Gold plating, has an Antique Finish and comes in a wooden case, along with the Certificate of Authenticity. Limited mintage of only 500 pieces worldwide!

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Hephaestus
Hephaestus is the Greek god of blacksmiths, metalworking, carpenters, craftsmen, artisans, sculptors, metallurgy, fire, and volcanoes. Hephaestus' Roman equivalent is Vulcan. In Greek mythology, Hephaestus was either the son of Zeus and Hera or he was Hera's parthenogenous child. He was cast off Mount Olympus, either by his mother because of his deformity or by Zeus for protecting Hera from his advances. As a smithing god, Hephaestus made all the weapons of the gods in Olympus. He served as the blacksmith of the gods, and was worshipped in the manufacturing and industrial centers of Greece, particularly Athens. The cult of Hephaestus was based in Lemnos. Hephaestus' symbols are a smith's hammer, anvil, and a pair of tongs.

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The reverse of the coin features the wonderful high relief image of Hephaestus holding his incredible gilded hammer. On top of the reverse, the inscription: “GODS” – the name of the series. On the bottom, the inscription: “HEPHAESTUS” – the name of the coin. The obverse of the coin features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the inscriptions: “ELIZABETH II” – the name of the Queen, “NIUE ISLANDS” – the issuing country, “2019” – the year of issue and “TWO DOLLARS” – the face value.

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Country Niue
Denomination 2 Dollars
Year 2018
Quality Proof
Material Silver  999/1000  
Weight (g) 62.2 (2 oz)
Diameter       45 mm
Mintage pcs 500
Certificate (COA) Yes 

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