Why purchase this 2021 Minotaur Labyrinth of Crete Silver GEM Proof-like coin?
This intriguing silver proof-like coin is an homage to the Greek legend of Theseus and the Minotaur of Crete. In the legend, Theseus enters the labyrinth of the Minotaur to slay the creature, armed with merely a sword and a ball of red string to guide his journey back out of the maze. The coin is ingeniously designed as an actual interactive puzzle, with a symbolic red ball to coax through the path of the labyrinth.
- This 2021 Labyrinth of Crete coin is struck from 1.50 Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver.
- The proof-like coin is a product of PAMP Suisse.
- The coin is near-square in shape, measuring 40 x 38.65 mm.
- Mintage is limited to only 2,000 coins.
Enchanting Puzzle Design
Obverse: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is centered on the obverse, encircled by the inscriptions “SOLOMON ISLANDS,” “4 DOLLARS,” “SILVER 999.9” and “2021.” The surrounding field illustrates the ultimate battle between Theseus and the Minotaur, with the inscription “1.5 OZ 999.9 AG” above, and the coin’s unique serial number below. The Queen’s likeness is the work of Ian Rank-Broadley, an award-winning British sculptor.
Reverse: The reverse features a labyrinth style maze, with a tiny red ball trapped between its walls. The pathways of the labyrinth are delineated by a meandering geometric pattern, with the inscription “MINOTAUR” positioned in the upper right corner of the maze.
Gorgeous Proof-Like Coin
This 2021 Solomon Islands 1.5 oz. Silver Minotaur Labyrinth of Crete coin is presented in magnificent GEM Proof-like condition. The coin is enclosed in a custom shaped capsule and housed in a themed display box equipped with a black velvet lined, pull-out drawer.