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Niue Island AUGEAN STABLES series TWELVE LABOURS OF HERCULES $5 Silver Coin 2021 Antique finish Ultra High Relief Gold plated 2 oz


$299.90

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Product Code: CS-S-HER-21-01
Availability: IN STOCK
Name of series
12 Labours Of Hercules > Click to view the series
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Specifications
Metal Silver
Mintage 500
Fineness (% purity) 99.9%
Content (Troy OZ) 2
Denomination (NZD) $5
Weight (g) 62.20
Diameter (mm) 45
Year of Issue 2021
Country Niue Island
Edge Smooth + serial number
Quality Antique finish
Exterior Decoration Detailed Ultra High Relief; Gold plated 24K; Serial number on the edge
Package Yes
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Serial number Yes
VAT or Tax will be refunded if charged in your country
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✔ 5th coin from TWELVE LABOURS OF HERCULES Series
✔ Official legal tender silver collectible coin $5 of Niue Island
✔ 2oz of pure silver 99.9% (62.2 grams)
✔ Serial number on the coin and certificate
✔ Gold plated 24K with visible details
✔ Ultra High Relief with Antique finish
✔ Strictly limited mintage to only 500 pieces worldwide
✔ Certificate and wooden box

The Twelve Labours of Heracles or of Hercules are a series of episodes concerning a penance carried out by Heracles, the greatest of the Greek heroes, whose name was later Romanised as Hercules. They were accomplished over 12 years at the service of King Eurystheus. The episodes were later connected by a continuous narrative. The establishment of a fixed cycle of twelve labours was attributed by the Greeks to an epic poem, now lost, written by Peisander, dated about 600 BC. After Hercules killed his wife and children, he went to the oracle at Delphi. He prayed to the god Apollo for guidance. Hercules was told to serve the king of Mycenae, Eurystheus, for 12 years. During these 12 years, Hercules is sent to perform twelve difficult feats, called labours.
 
HERCULES is a Roman hero and god. He was the equivalent of the Greek divine hero Heracles, who was the son of Zeus (Roman equivalent Jupiter) and the mortal Alcmene. In classical mythology, Hercules is famous for his strength and for his numerous far-ranging adventures.
 
The Romans adapted the Greek hero's iconography and myths for their literature and art under the name Hercules. In later Western art and literature and in popular culture, Hercules is more commonly used than Heracles as the name of the hero. Hercules was a multifaceted figure with contradictory characteristics, which enabled later artists and writers to pick and choose how to represent him. This article provides an introduction to representations of Hercules in the later tradition.
 
The fifth Labour of Heracles was to clean the Augean stables. Eurystheus intended this assignment both as humiliating (rather than impressive, like the previous labours) and as impossible, since the livestock were divinely healthy (immortal) and therefore produced an enormous quantity of dung. These stables had not been cleaned in over thirty years, and 3,000 cattle lived there. However, Heracles succeeded by rerouting the rivers Alpheus and Peneus to wash out the filth. Augeas reacted angrily because he had promised Heracles one tenth of his cattle if the job was finished in one day. He refused to honor the agreement, and Heracles killed him after completing the tasks. Heracles gave his kingdom to Phyleus, Augeas' son, who had been exiled for supporting Heracles against his father. Eurystheus discounted the success of this labour because the rushing waters had done the work of cleaning the stables and because Heracles was paid. Stating that Heracles still had seven labours to do, Eurystheus then sent Heracles to defeat the Stymphalian Birds.
 
Your benefits:
• Extremely high international collectible demand
Highly appreciated in an investing in collectible low mintage coins
• Present this beautiful coin to your loved one for any occasions or a great business gift
 
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