The city-state of Sparta enjoyed a semi-mythic reputation for its invincible military for a span of several centuries that started with the Messenian War in the 8th century BC. It reached the heights of its fame during the Greco-Persian War, an epic clash between the Greek and Persian spheres of influence that saw Achaemenid Persia attempt to punish Greece (and Athens in particular) for supporting anti-Persian revolts in the east. Right now, BGASC has 2023 1/2 Gram Proof Cook Islands Gold Sparta Coins available to purchase online.
- Ships in an original mint capsule with a Certificate of Authenticity!
- Issued in 2023!
- Limited mintage of just 5,000 coins!
- Contains 1/2 Gram of .9999 pure gold
- Legal tender of the Cook Islands with a face value of $5 (NZD)
- Obverse side features an effigy of the late monarch Queen Elizabeth II
- Reverse side shows Spartan hoplites as portrayed in both the comic and film versions of300
The 2023 Gold Proof Cook Islands Sparta Coin features detailed engraved artwork of hoplites in the style of both Frank Miller’s iconic comic300 and its movie adaptation. It ships with a Certificate of Authenticity in an original mint capsule.
The obverse side features the late British monarch Elizabeth II in an effigy that verifies it as legal tender of the Cook Islands. She’s accompanied with the inscriptions “Elizabeth II,” “5 Dollars,” “Cook Islands” and “2023.”
The coin’s reverse side shows a group of Spartan hoplites in the bare-chested comic book style of Frank Miller’s work and its film adaptation by Zack Snyder. It is accompanied by the inscription “Sparta,” along with a decorative border inspired by classical Greek pottery.
Sparta’s time as a major power in the Mediterranean was relatively brief, declining in the face of competition from rival city-states like Athens and Thebes and then under the influence of Macedon and Rome, but the city-state’s prowess at myth-making preserved its reputation.
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