LEDA AND THE SWAN (2020 Bank of Cyprus)

By |2020-11-12T22:47:50+00:00November 12th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, History, Bank of Cyprus, Silver, Cyprus|

It was Powercoins superb 'Eternal Sculptures' series that first introduced us to the story of Leda and the Swan. In that case, the coins inspiration was a Roman period marble statue of beautiful elegance, but the tale was widely known in antiquity. A popular art form in antiquity was mosaic and there a countless examples of breathtaking beauty, [...]