Our Incredible Coin Collection of Gods and Goddess
It is estimated that throughout time over 4,000 Gods, Goddesses, and mythical animals with godlike features have been worshiped globally. Pobjoy Mint has produced some incredible coins and collections featuring some of these fascinating deities over the years. Check out some of our enchanted releases, new and old, below!
Egyptian Goddess Isis - 2023 Reverse Frosted Silver Bullion $1 Coin - SLE
This 2023 reverse frosted silver bullion coin, issued on behalf of Sierra Leone, commemorates 250 years since the birth of British Egyptologist Dr Thomas Young. The coin features the Egyptian Goddess Isis with her name in hieroglyphics appearing in a rectangle. The design in the background features typical Egyptian decoration with hieroglyphics. It also features a silver bullion privy mark “P” which is exclusive to Pobjoy Mint Bullion coins. The obverse of the coin features the Coat of Arms of Sierra Leone with a frosted background.
Antarctic Glaciers Series: Mars - 2023 Bi-Metal £2 - BAT
Antarctic Glaciers Series: Mars - 2023 Proof Fine Silver with Goldclad® £2- BAT
In 2023 we launched a £2 series that celebrates the Antarctic glaciers found in the British Antarctic Territory and named after planets of the solar system. The design on the first coin of this six-coin series features an image of the God Mars holding a spear with the planet Mars in the background. The six planets after which the glaciers are named are shown in the surround. Issued on behalf of the British Antarctic Territory this coin has been approved by Buckingham Palace and carries an effigy of His Majesty King Charles III produced exclusively by Pobjoy Mint. The remainder of this series will be released once a month throughout 2023 and will feature the following Gods: Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus, and lastly Goddess Venus.
20th Anniversary of the British Overseas Territories Act: Three Graces - 2022 Unc. Cupro Nickel $1 Coin - BVI
20th Anniversary of the British Overseas Territories Act: Three Graces - 2022 Proof Sterling Silver $10 Coin - BVI
Produced on behalf of the British Virgin Islands, and released in 2022, this exquisite coin commemorates the 20th Anniversary of the British Overseas Territories Act. This elegant, classically-inspired design features an image of the Three Graces, the famous Greek Goddesses, with a shield at the feet which shows the Coat of Arms of the British Virgin Islands to signify the connection to the country as a British Overseas Territory. The motto FOEDUS INVIOLABILE, meaning “unbreakable league”, can be seen in the surround emphasising this connection further. Approved by Buckingham Palace the obverse of the coin features an effigy of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II produced exclusively by Pobjoy Mint.
Athens Olympics: Apollo - 2003 Unc. Cupro Nickel $1 Coin - SLE
Athens Olympics: Nike - 2003 Unc. Cupro Nickel $1 Coin - SLE
In 2004, the Olympic Games returned to their ancient birthplace and the city of their revival – Athens, Greece. To celebrate the event in 2003, the Bank of Sierra Leone authorised the release of a pair of stunning coins which carry a fine effigy of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS FSNAD.
Apollo – the first coin carries a portrait of Apollo as The Archer. Apollo was the son of Zeus and as well as being the God of Music he was known as The Archer and it was said that he could shoot an arrow for great distances with his silver bow. Archery, with all its various disciplines, is very much part of the modern day Olympic Games.
Nike - the second coin portrays the Greek Goddess Nike, who was said to be the daughter of one of the Titans. Despite this, Nike fought on the side of the Greek Gods against the Titans and was considered to represent the victory of the Olympians. Nike symbolised victory in many areas of ancient Greek life, including athletics.
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