2021 – MOLON LABE – TYPE III – 2 TROY OUNCE – 39MM
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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 two-ounce silver art medal.
- Contains 2 Troy Ounces .999 Fine Silver
- Obverse: The Detailed depiction of Soldier in Spartan regalia kneeling on the corpses of the enemy while holding a shield in his left hand and a spear in his right while being showered with arrows from the enemy forces, and the words “MOLON LABE” around the top.
- Reverse: High-Relief 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 “MMXXI”.