Leda and the Swan
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|2000 francs CFA
|High relief, edge numbering
The story of Leda and the Swan depicts the fusion of mortal and divine. It has evoked interest in people's hearts for centuries and shows that even almighty Zeus can succumb to the alluring charms of celestial beauty.
The high-relief coin's details echo marble statues and communicate it in Leda's elegant pose. Her curls falling all over the shoulders, the curving pose, and the bird caressing her thighs make up a moment of passion captured in silver. Make Leda and the Swan a part of your numismatic collection to imbue your aesthetic senses.