The Argentia Herakles 5 oz Silver Round-Antiqued is a beautiful tribute to one of the most famous figures from Greek and Roman mythology. Herakles (commonly known as Hercules) was renowned for his strength and was the subject of many writings and art throughout Greece and Rome. He was also seen as a champion of the people. Here he is depicted in a closeup from the neck up. This image looks a lot like the statues that were erected in his honor. It looks great in .9999 fine silver. The antique finish on this edition makes the design more 3-D looking as the shadows and contours are more accented.
- Part of the Ultra High Relief Sculptural Art Collection
- Made of 5 Troy ounces of .9999 fine silver
- Antique finish
- Obverse has the image of Herakles in close-up
- The reverse of the round has design elements repeated with the mint’s logo, weight and purity
This design was done in the style of the tetradrachm coins that were issued during the reign of Alexander the Great. Herakles is shown here with his headdress made of lion’s skin. He is most famous for the feats of strength he performed during the ‘12 Labors’. The stories of his great strength and triumph in battle rang throughout Greece and Rome.
The obverse of this round is a depiction of Herakles as he was rendered on coins during the reign of Alexander the Great. He is shown here in profile. The way his eyes are drawn here are like they look in statues. The great detail shows all the curly hairs of Herakles. He is wearing a headdress that is made of lion’s skin. The antique finish creates a lot of contrast to the image making it pop more.
On the reverse side of the round is a design element repeated in a pattern with the mint’s logo in the middle. Under the logo is, ‘5 oz FINE SILVER .9999’.
THe Argentia Herakles 5 oz Silver Round-Antiqued would look great in your collection. This antique edition gives the design a more premium feel. Get yours today.