Buy Cattle of Geryon 1 oz Copper Rounds from Provident Metals and strengthen your 12 Labors of Hercules Series and your Copper Bullion collection. Manufactured at the Provident Mint, each round is struck with 1 AVDP ounce of .999 fine copper at our IRA approved minting facility ensuring that all Bullion is manufactured with the highest quality standards.
The obverse of the Cattle of Geryon 1 oz Copper Round features the six-armed, three-headed Geryon. Geryon carries two spears, two swords, and wears three helmets. The cattle of Geryon feature in the background with the inscriptions: “CATTLE OF GERYON” and “X”.
As legend has it, King Eurystheus sent Hercules to capture the Cattle of Geryon for his 10th labor. Traveling to the far west to Erytheia, Hercules encountered so much heat in the Libyan desert that he shot an arrow at the sun. Helios, the sun god, applauded his courage and gave Hercules a golden chariot to finish his expedition.
When he finally arrived to Erytheia, Hercules was attacked by a two-headed dog named Orthus and a local herdsman. All it took was one swift blow of Hercules’ wooden club to kill the two adversaries, but Geryon quickly took notice of the disturbance, and charged Hercules carrying three spears. The quick thinking Hercules shot one of his poisoned arrows with so much force that it pierced Geryon’s helmet and killed the giant.
The herd of cattle was rounded up and the trek back to Eurystheus began, but many challenges were to come. One night, a few of the cattle were stolen by a giant as Hercules slept. The remaining trudged forward only to have Hera sent a gladfly (an irritating insect) to bite and scatter the cattle. Hercules searched for nearly a year before capturing each of the cattle that had run away. Hera then flooded a river, but Hercules piled rocks at the bottom to keep the water shallow. He finally returned the Cattle of Geryon to Eurystheus, who sacrificed them to Hera.
The common reverse of the 12 Labors of Hercules series carries the left-facing profile of Hercules holding his wooden club. The weight and purity are inscribed around the rim.
Increase your assortment of Private Mint bullion with Cattle of Geryon Copper Rounds, exclusively at Provident Metals. Individual pieces will be shipped in Plastic Flips, multiple of 20 will ship in plastic tubes, and quantities of 500 will be secured in a Provident Metals Plum Monster Box.
Cattle of Geryon rounds will be available from June 12 through July 12, 2015. Protect each investment with a 39mm Air-Tite.
Continue fulfilling each labor in your 12 Labors of Hercules series with 1 oz Cattle of Geryon Copper Rounds from Provident Metals. Order online through our quick and secure purchasing system, or give us a call at 800-313-3315 today.
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|Metal Content||1 ounce AVDP|
|Metals Purity||.999 Fine Copper|
|Product Series||12 Labors of Hercules|