This beautiful 2 Oz Silver coin is the fifth release in the “Twelve Labours of Hercules” series, dedicated to one of the Twelve Labours – Stymphalian Birds. The coin features a beautiful Gold plating, has a great High Relief, has an Antique Finish quality and comes in a themed case, along with the Certificate of Authenticity. Limited mintage to only 500 pieces worldwide!
In Greek mythology, Stymphalian Birds were monstrous birds with bronze feathers, beaks and claws. They fed on human flesh and captured their victims by piercing them with their bronze feathers that acted as darts. The reverse of the coin depicts the wonderful image of Hercules with a bow shooting is arrows against the Stymphalian Birds. At the top of the reverse is the inscription: “STYMPHALIAN BIRDS” – the name of the coin. The obverse of the coin depicts the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, surrounded by the twelve labours of Hercules with the image of the Golden Birds.