2019 Cook Islands 2 Ounce Talaria Winged Sandals of Hermes High Relief Silver Coin
The mythology series continues with the 3rd issue dedicated to the Winged Sandals of Hermes: Talaria. Minted in ultra high relief on a Piedfort 2 ounce blank and ending with the deep antique finish to further accent all the incredible details.
Issue is limited to just 999 pieces.
Talaria are winged sandals, a symbol of the Greek messenger god Hermes (Roman equivalent Mercury). They were said to be made by the god Hephaestus of imperishable gold and they flew the god as swift as any bird. The name is from the Latin talaria, neuter plural of talaris, “of the ankle”.
Grade: Ultra High Relief
Metal Content: 2 Troy Ounces
Issuer: Cook Islands
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Mint Capsule, Presentation Box, Numbered Certificate of Authenticity