The Battle of Thermopylae 480 BC 1oz Silver Proof Coin
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This coin is struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, the coin bears the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on its obverse. The coin’s reverse, which includes The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark, portrays a colored image of Spartan warriors in classic phalanx formation. Struck elements of the design depict a Spartan warrior wearing a protective Corinthian helmet and metal cuirass, or breastplate, and a sword. The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of these coins and they are SOLD OUT! Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity and is housed in a presentation display case and superbly illustrated box. Thanks for looking and !