2020 – MOLON LABE – TYPE IX – 2 TROY OUNCE – 39MM

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Specifications

Weight

2.00 troy ounce

Thickness

~6mm

Purity

.999 fine

Finish

Brilliant Uncirculated

Edge

Reeded

Diameter

39 mm

Description

Molon Labe, meaning “come and take it” is a traditional Greek phrase expressing defiance, believed to be spoken by the Spartan King Leonidas when the Persian armies demanded the surrender of their weapons. The expression is commemorated in this one-ounce silver art medal.

  • Contains 2 Troy Ounce .999 Fine Silver
  • Obverse:The detailed depiction of the Spartan King Leonidas in Spartan regalia, surrounded by soldiers of the Persian “God King” Xerxes.   “MOLON LABE” around the bottom circumference.
  • Reverse: Intaglio Mint logo set on radial burst surrounded by stippled border reading “TWO TROY OUNCES” above and “.999 FINE SILVER” below on textured background, flanked by mintage year in roman numerals “MMXX”.