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2022 Tuvalu Gods of Olympus Aphrodite 1 oz Gold Coin BU

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Aphrodite was the Greek goddess of love and passion, procreation, beauty, and lust. Believed to have been born fully formed from the foaming sea — her name even derives from “aphros,” the Greek word for “foam” — the myth of her birth has been an artistic motif in Western art for centuries. This gorgeous bullion collectible features this scene in a Brilliant Uncirculated finish that showcases the coin’s original-mint luster and the full magnificence of its artwork. The 2022 Tuvalu Gods of Olympus Aphrodite 1 oz Gold Coin shows her surrounded by creatures of the sea, and is available from Provident Metals.


  • Arrives in themed box packaging inside a secure acrylic capsule!
  • Issued in 2022, the sixth entry in the Gods of Olympus series!
  • Limited mintage of 100 coins worldwide!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of.999 pure gold, sporting a Brilliant Uncirculated finish.
  • Face value of $100 (TVD), legal tender of Tuvalu.
  • The obverse features a profile effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • The reverse side features Aphrodite rising from the sea.

The 2022 Tuvalu Gods of Olympus Aphrodite Gold Coin comes in themed box packaging, inside a secure acrylic capsule. Shipments are tracked and fully insured against even the most remote chance of loss or damage by the team at Provident Metals.


The coin’s obverse side features Ian Rank-Broadley’s famous effigy of the late Queen Elizabeth II, confirming it as legal tender of Tuvalu. This is accompanied by the inscriptions “1 oz 9999 Ag,” “2022,” “TUVALU,” “100 DOLLARS,” and “QUEEN ELIZABETH II.”


The Goddess of Love features on the reverse, in flowing robes on Aphrodite’s Rock with scallop shells around her, a dove in one hand and a mirror in the other, with three dolphins and a seagull in the background. A swan spreads it wings in the foreground, along with the inscription “APHRODITE.”


Aphrodite was believed by ancient Greeks to have originated at Cyprus, perhaps at a real place called Aphrodite’s Rock known for just the kind of foaming seas that featured in her myth. According to theTheogonyof the poet Hesiod, she was conceived from violence, generated when the flesh of the Titan Ouranos fell into the sea after a battle against his son Kronos. Those origins perhaps explained her complex nature, for aside from representing beauty and pleasure, she could also represent violent passion and excess: the Spartans called her “Aphrodite the Warlike,” and she bore epithets like “Killer of Men” and “Gravedigger.” The Perth Mint’s Gods of Olympus series celebrates her power to capture the imaginations of people in any era.


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Product Details

Year 2022
Mint Mark P - Perth Mint
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Perth Mint
Thickness 2.95 mm
Diameter 32.6 mm
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination $100 TVD
Country Tuvalu
Designer (Obverse) Ian Rank-Broadley
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Gods of Olympus
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Mintage 100
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Packaging Dimensions 2.7 x 2.7 x 0.4
Provident ID 3964618