Titan Prometheus

Cook Islands 2020 20 Dollars Titan Prometheus Silver Coin

The ‘Prometheus’ coin is the 2nd issue in the ‘Titan’ series. The impossible has been made possible using the enhanced Smartminting©️ technology and brings Prometheus to life. The coin has a unique antique finish with dark highlights, struck on a 3 oz pure .999 silver 50mm blank in the highest quality. It has a limited mintage of only 333 pcs worldwide and comes in a beautiful box with a Certificate of Authenticity. Get this second edition now to expand your collection.

Coin description

The reverse of the coin depicts Prometheus, with his rock, eagle, and the fire from the Olympian gods he brought to the people, together with the distinctive Greek architecture in the background and the inscription: “PROMETHEUS” (the name of the coin).

The obverse side of the coin depicts the standard Coat of Arms with Queen Elizabeth II and the inscriptions: “20 DOLLARS” (the face value), “ELIZABETH II” (the name of the Queen), “COOK ISLANDS” (the issuing country) and “2020” (the year of issue).

Background information

Prometheus was the son of Titan Iapetus and Oceanid Clymene, who later also became his mistress. He was the brother of Atlas and Epimetheus, who married Pandora. In the war between the Olympians and the Titans, some Titans sided with the Olympians. One of them was Prometheus, which means “he who thinks ahead.” Prometheus was bound to a rock and an eagle. He foresaw that Zeus was going to win the battle and was wise enough to take his side. After the fight, Zeus rewarded the Titan by allowing him to create various life forms on the Earth. Prometheus first made animals with the permission of the supreme god. He then decided to create upright figures as well, following the example of the gods. Out of love for humanity, Prometheus stole fire from the Olympian gods and gave it to the people, despite Zeus’ prohibition. He taught people how to work metal with it and learned to appropriate their technical skills. According to some readings, Prometheus’ deceit was why the supreme god was not so fond of humanity.

Key selling points

  • 50mm diameter for 3oz coin
  • Ultra high relief due to Smartminting©️ technology
  • Special new antique finish with dark highlights
  • Low mintage just 333 pcs
  • Top selling series

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Article IDCK2006
CountryCook Islands
Face Value20 Dollars
Weight3 oz (93.3 g)
Diameter50 mm
QualityAntique Finish
Mintage333 pcs.
Scope of DeliveryCapsule, Box / Case, Certificate of Authenticity
Special FeaturesSmartminting©, Antique Finish
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