2023 – MOLON LABE – TYPE VII – 2 TROY OUNCE – 39MM
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 one-ounce silver art medal.
- Contains 2 Troy Ounce .999 Fine Silver
- Obverse: The detailed depiction of a soldier in Spartan regalia, in the heat of battle, with a spear in hand, thrusting his spear through the chest of his enemy. “MOLON LABE” around the top circumference.
- Reverse: Large Intaglio Mint logo surrounded by plain border reading “TWO TROY OUNCES” above and “.999 FINE SILVER,” flanked by mintage year “2023.”