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2018 Mythical Creature Series - The Siren

2018 Mythical Creature Series - The Siren


 
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Our Price: $159.95
Year: 2018
Mint(s): British Indian Ocean Territory
Composition: 2 oz of .999 Pure Silver
Diameter: 62.21 mm
Mintage: 650

Product Code: 36802
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The Siren’s Call Beckons...

The Siren is one of the most iconic and well-known mythological creatures in the entire world. From film to literature, the Siren has been a constant with its beautiful yet deadly song. The Sirens are said to be mermaid-like creatures that would lure sailors to their deaths using their inhumanly beautiful voices and music that entranced all men who heard them. These entranced men would then steer their boats directly into the rocks upon which the Sirens themselves sat.

The design of the coin itself depicts the beautiful Siren sitting atop a rocky outcrop while playing her harp. Around her on the rocks several skulls can be seen, a reminder of the sailors she has already lured to their doom. Off in the distance we can see her next victim’s ship approaching, already slaves to the melodic beauty that is the Siren’s Call.

The Original Silver Monster that Started it all!

These special 2 oz. silver Siren’s have what is called an "Antique" finish. Each piece is struck from 2 oz. of .999 pure silver and then as the last step in the production process they use a special Antique finish that deepens the design and truly brings the image to life! Once you combine this incredibly designed coin with its maximum allowed mintage of 650 it is easy to see why this coin was one of the most sought after coins of 2017!

Coin Highlights:
  • Struck from 2 oz. of .999 Pure silver in Ultra High Relief
  • Is the 1st coin in the BIOT Mythological coin series
    • The 2nd was 2018 Minotaur, 3rd - 2018 Hydra, 4th - 2018 Medusa
  • Will come in a custom collectors box and is encapsulated in a heavy-duty acrylic lens
  • Obverse: The design of this coin features the iconic Siren sitting atop a rocky outcrop while playing her harp. Around her feet skulls are visible, left by sailors who already lost their lives to the Siren. A ship can be seen approaching in the distance, it’s sailors hurtling towards their own demise.
  • Reverse: An Effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
  • Extremely Limited Mintage of just 650 coins
  • Just above the Siren’s tail a "4 Pounds" inscription indicates the coins denomination
  • Diameter: 62.21 mm
  • Weight: 50 Grams
  • Country of Issue: British Indian Ocean Territory


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