Cu "Golden Fleece/Norwich Castle" ½ Penny Token. Mint Year: 1794 Reference: D&H-12.
Certified and graded by PCGS as MS-64 BN! Norwich Castle / Golden Fleece. 10.5gm Diameter: 28.5mm Material: Copper.
Legend: GOOD TIMES WILL COME. Reverse: Landscape with the Norwich Castle beneath a bridge on a hill.In Greek mythology, the Golden Fleece Greek. Chrysómallon déras is the fleece of the golden-woolled, winged ram, Chrysomallos , that rescued Phrixus and brought him to Colchis, where Phrixus then sacrificed it to Zeus. Phrixus gave the fleece to King Aeëtes who kept it in a sacred grove, whence Jason and the Argonauts stole it with the help of Aeëtes' daughter.
Which was held in Colchis. The fleece is a symbol of authority and kingship. In this fictional tale, based on supposed true events, it figures in the tale of the hero Jason and his crew of Argonauts, who set out on a quest for the fleece by order of King Pelias, in order to place Jason rightfully on the throne of Iolcus in Thessaly. Through the help of Medea, they acquire the Golden Fleece. The story is of great antiquity and was current in the time of Homer (eighth century BC).It survives in various forms, among which the details vary. Nowadays, the heraldic variations of the Golden Fleece are featured frequently in the Republic of Georgia, especially for Coats of Arms and Flags associated with Western Georgian (Historical Colchis) municipalities and cities, including the Coats of Arms of City of Kutaisi, the ancient capital city of Colchis. Norwich Castle is a medieval royal fortification in the city of Norwich, in the English county of Norfolk.
It was founded in the aftermath of the Norman conquest of England when William the Conqueror (10661087) ordered its construction because he wished to have a fortified place in the town of Norwich. It proved to be one of his two castles in East Anglia, the other being Wisbech.In 1894 the Norwich Museum moved to Norwich Castle and it has been a museum ever since. The museum & art gallery holds significant objects from the region, especially works of art, archaeological finds and natural history specimens. The castle is one of the city's Norwich 12 heritage sites. The item "1794, Great Britain.
Cu Golden Fleece/Norwich Castle ½ Penny Token. PCGS MS64" is in sale since Sunday, December 19, 2021.
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