2021 Niue $2 Silver Proof Coin - Griffin
A mythological and dreadful creature
- An amulet of strength, alertness, and agility
- Fine silver
- A clear-cut relief
- A fairytale design and picturesque background
The griffin has appeared in many myths, legends, and fairy tales since antiquity. Half-lion half-eagle, it is a symbol of agility, strength, and vigilance. Thanks to their ruthless nature, these mighty creatures have always been esteemed by people and other species. It was believed that they could be domesticated only immediately after hatching.
Not only is the “Griffin” a talisman and a perfect example of mint art, but it is also a story full of magic and nostalgia.