Rare £2 Coin Featuring Hercules Sold for £295

06 Mar 2018  Tue

A £2 coin celebrating the heroic tasks for Hercules was minted by Pobjoy in 1999. This rare coin was sold for £295 recently on eBay. It was a part of a rare collection from Gibralter. 12 Labours of Hercules are celebrated on coins belonging to this series that started in 1997 and ended in 2000.

The 1999 coin which was sold recently shows Hercules cleaning out the Augean Stables. It was his fifth labour when he was asked to clean the stables in one day. He created an irrigation system to clean the stables and complete his task quickly.

The whole collection was sold by another user for £7,250. A rare 50p stamp issued by Isle of Man was sold for a great amount as well. A rare 50p error coin was sold for £500.

Image Courtesy: Pobjoy Mint

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