MOLON LABE – TYPE IV – 2 TROY OUNCE – 39MM (ANTIQUED)
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 with a spear in hand and shield raised, facing an overwhelming number of enemy forces, many of which are perched upon large pachyderms. “MOLON LABE” around the bottom circumference.
- 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 4 bullet points on each side.
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