Silver Ounce 2023 Goddess Eos, Coin from Saint Helena - detailed information

Silver Ounce 2023 Goddess Eos, Coin from Saint Helena
CoinSilver Ounce 2023 Goddess Eos

Saint Helena is a small island in the South Atlantic Ocean which is part of the British overseas territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha. The currency of the island is the Saint Helena pound, fixed at parity with the pound sterling. The island has authorised some private mints to issue coins under its jurisdiction, which come in a variety of sizes - including in the popular silver ounce (1 oz silver) format, usually denominated as £1.

The 2023 Goddess Eos design is the second edition in a new coin series telling the stories of the Goddesses of Ancient Greek and Norse mythology.

The Mint says about it:
Eos featured in Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey, described in sun-drenched phrases such as "rosy-fingered", "early-rising" and "saffron-robed", a graceful and beautiful Goddess who ushered in each new day wearing a pink gown lavishly embroidered with flowers. She has also been depicted in sculpture works wearing a tiara upon her head with large, white-feathered wings at her back.

The glowing warmth Eos, Goddess of Dawn, brought to each new day influenced her passionate nature, including a liaison with Ares, lover of Aphrodite, the Goddess of love and desire. Aphrodite punished Eos with the curse of perpetual desire, which caused Eos to continually fall in love with mortal men, many of whom she would kidnap much like the male gods would take mortal women.

Eos then had an affair with the Trojan Prince Tithonus, who she loved so greatly that she asked Zeus to grant him the gift of immortality so they could always be together. Zeus agreed, but unfortunately Eos forgot to also request the gift of eternal youth, so Tithonus eventually became old and infirm. Eos asked Zeus for help again, but he was unable to take back the gift of immortality or make Tithonus young again. Unable to save Tithonus or reverse his ageing, Eos eventually took pity on her withering lover and turned him into a cicada; to this day, in certain parts of the world, cicadas can be heard heralding the dawn of each new day.

MintEast India Company (modern) Mint MarkEIC Total Mintage 11,000
Obverse
Saint Helena / Silver Ounce 2023 Goddess Eos - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin shows the bare (uncrowned) head of King Charles III facing left.

In tiny letters on the neck truncation, the artist's initials: GD (for Glyn Davies).

Around, the monarch's legend followed by the face value and date of issue: CHARLES III · D · G · REX · F · D · ST. HELENA · 1 POUND · 2023 ·. Translated from Latin, the legend means: Charles the Third, by the Grace of God, King, Defender of the Faith, Saint Helena.

Obverse Inscription CHARLES III · D · G · REX · F · D · ST. HELENA · 1 POUND · 2023 ·
Reverse
Saint Helena / Silver Ounce 2023 Goddess Eos - reverse photo

The reverse design depicts Eos riding above the Sun upon her golden chariot, ushering in the warm glow of a new day as she is pulled across the heavens by her magnificent team of horses including "Daybright" and "Firebright".

Around above right, the inscription EOS.

On a cloud in the right field, the EIC mint mark of the East India Company - the letters are separated by arrows radiating from the centre around which they are situated.

On a cloud in the left field, the designer's initials JI, for Joel Iskowitz.

Reverse Inscription EOS
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: bullion.
Packaging: individual coin in plastic flip, or 20 coins in mint tube.

Mintage includes 10,000 bullion (Brilliant Uncirculated) coins and 1,000 proofs.

See also

Coin in the Goddesses of Ancient Greek and Norse Mythology series:
- 1 oz Gold Bullion (with proof version), Goddess Hera, 2022
- 1/4 oz Gold Bullion, Goddess Hera, 2022
- 10 oz Silver Proof, Goddess Hera, 2022
- 5 oz Silver Bullion (with proof version), Goddess Hera, 2022
- 1 oz Silver Bullion (with proof version), Goddess Hera, 2022
- 1 oz Gold Bullion (with proof version), Goddess Eos, 2023
- 1/4 oz Gold Bullion, Goddess Eos, 2023
- 10 oz Silver Proof, Goddess Eos, 2023
- 5 oz Silver Bullion (with proof version), Goddess Eos, 2023
- 1 oz Silver Bullion (with proof version), Goddess Eos, 2023
- 1 oz Gold Bullion (with proof version), Goddess Cybele, 2024
- 10 oz Silver Proof, Goddess Cybele, 2024
- 5 oz Silver Bullion (with proof version), Goddess Cybele, 2024
- 1 oz Silver Bullion (with proof version), Goddess Cybele, 2024

Silver Ounce 2023 Goddess Eos: Known varieties
Variety Proof FDC
Images Saint Helena / Silver Ounce 2023 Goddess Eos / Proof FDC - obverse photo Saint Helena / Silver Ounce 2023 Goddess Eos / Proof FDC - reverse photo
Mintage Issued: 1,000 (included in total)
Details

Issued in a presentation box, with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

East India Company SKU: FG23EOSSP1OZ. Release date: 12 May 2023. Issue price: £99.00.

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Silver Ounce 2018 Spade Guinea unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ST. HELENA · QUEEN ELIZABETH II · 2018 · £1 · THE EAST INDIA COMPANY ·
Silver Ounce 2018 British Trade Dollar 10,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark QUEEN ELIZABETH II · ST. HELENA · ONE POUND · 2018 ·
Silver Ounce 2018 US Trade Dollar 10,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark QUEEN ELIZABETH II · ST. HELENA · ONE POUND · 2018 ·
Silver Ounce 2019 Chinese Trade Dollar 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark QUEEN ELIZABETH II · ST. HELENA · ONE POUND · 2019 ·
Silver Ounce 2019 Spade Guinea unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ST. HELENA · QUEEN ELIZABETH II · 2019 · £1 · THE EAST INDIA COMPANY ·
Silver Ounce 2019 Cash - Bengal Tiger 3,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II · D · G · REGINA · F · D · ST. HELENA · ONE POUND · 2019 ·
Silver Ounce 2020 Cash - The Peacock 3,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II · D · G · REGINA · F · D · ST. HELENA · ONE POUND · 2020 ·
Silver Ounce 2020 Una and the Lion, Bullion 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II · D · G · REGINA · F · D · ST. HELENA · 1 POUND ·
Silver Ounce 2020 Japanese Trade Dollar 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark QUEEN ELIZABETH II · ST. HELENA · ONE POUND · 2019 ·
Silver Ounce 2020 French Trade Dollar 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark QUEEN ELIZABETH II · ST. HELENA · ONE POUND · 2020 ·
Silver Ounce 2021 Cash - The Elephant 3,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REGINA · F · D · ST. HELENA · ONE POUND · 2021 ·
Silver Ounce 2021 Una and the Lion, Bullion 10,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II · D · G · REGINA · F · D · ST. HELENA · 1 POUND ·
Silver Ounce 2021 Modern Chinese Trade Dollar 6,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark QUEEN ELIZABETH II · ST. HELENA · ONE POUND · 2021 ·
Silver Ounce 2021 Napoleon's Angel, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ST. HELENA · QUEEN ELIZABETH II · 2021 · £1 · THE EAST INDIA COMPANY ·
Silver Ounce 2021 Queen's Virtues - Victory, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ST. HELENA · QUEEN ELIZABETH II · 2021 · £1 · ONE OUNCE 999 SILVER ·
Silver Ounce 2022 Una and the Lion, Bullion 10,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II · D · G · REGINA · F · D · ST. HELENA · 1 POUND ·
Silver Ounce 2022 Cash - The Cobra 7,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II · D · G · REGINA · F · D · ST. HELENA · ONE POUND · 2022 ·
Silver Ounce 2022 Military Guinea unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ST. HELENA · QUEEN ELIZABETH II · 2022 · £1 · THE EAST INDIA COMPANY ·
Silver Ounce 2022 Cash - The Rhino 7,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II · D · G · REGINA · F · D · ST. HELENA · ONE POUND · 2022 ·
Silver Ounce 2022 Goddess Hera 11,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · ST. HELENA · 2022 · 1 POUND ·
Silver Ounce 2022 Modern British Trade Dollar 6,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark QUEEN ELIZABETH II · ST. HELENA · ONE POUND · 2022 ·
Silver Ounce 2022 Queen's Virtues - Truth, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ST. HELENA · QUEEN ELIZABETH II · 2022 · £1 · ONE OUNCE 999 SILVER ·
Silver Ounce 2022 Pegasus unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ST. HELENA QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2022 £1 ONE OUNCE 999 SILVER
Silver Ounce 2023 Modern Japanese Trade Dollar 6,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark QUEEN ELIZABETH II · ST. HELENA · ONE POUND · 2023 ·
Silver Ounce 2023 Faerie Queene - Una and Redcrosse 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · ST. HELENA · 2023 · 1 POUND ·
Silver Ounce 2023 Una and the Lion, Bullion 10,000 King Charles III - Portrait by Glyn Davies CHARLES III · D · G · REX · F · D · ST. HELENA · 1 POUND ·
Silver Ounce 2023 Goddess Eos 11,000 King Charles III - Portrait by Glyn Davies CHARLES III · D · G · REX · F · D · ST. HELENA · 1 POUND · 2023 ·
Silver Ounce 2023 Cash - The Macaque 7,500 King Charles III - Portrait by Glyn Davies CHARLES III · D · G · REX · F · D · ST. HELENA · ONE POUND · 2023 ·
Silver Ounce 2023 Modern United States Trade Dollar 6,000 King Charles III - Portrait by Glyn Davies CHARLES III · D · G · REX · F · D · ST. HELENA · 1 POUND · 2023 ·
Silver Ounce 2023 Boston Tea Party, Bullion unknown King Charles III - Portrait by Glyn Davies ST. HELENA · KING CHARLES III · 2023 · £1 · ONE OUNCE 999 SILVER ·
Silver Ounce 2023 Britannia Memorial 12,022 King Charles III - Portrait by Glyn Davies CHARLES III · D · G · REX · F · D · ST. HELENA · 1 POUND · 2023 ·
Silver Ounce 2023 Pegasus unknown King Charles III - Portrait by Glyn Davies £1 ST. HELENA KING CHARLES III 2023 ONE OUNCE 999 SILVER
Silver Ounce 2024 Una and the Lion, Bullion 10,000 King Charles III - Portrait by Glyn Davies CHARLES III · D · G · REX · F · D · ST. HELENA · 1 POUND ·
Silver Ounce 2024 Faerie Queene - Una and the Lion 5,000 King Charles III - Portrait by Glyn Davies CHARLES III · D · G · REX · F · D · ST. HELENA · 1 POUND · 2024 ·
Silver Ounce 2024 Goddess Cybele 11,000 King Charles III - Portrait by Glyn Davies CHARLES III · D · G · REX · F · D · ST. HELENA · 1 POUND · 2024 ·
Silver Ounce 2024 Athena Owl unknown King Charles III - Portrait by Glyn Davies ST. HELENA · KING CHARLES III · 2024 · £1 · ONE OUNCE 999 SILVER ·
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Silver Ounce 2023 Goddess Eos: Details
CountrySaint Helena
CurrencySaint Helena Pound
Coin TypeSilver Ounce (1 oz), Bullion
Issued2023
MonarchKing Charles III
EffigyKing Charles III - Portrait by Glyn Davies
Face Value1 (x Pound)
Total Mintage11,000
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Silver
DesignerJoel Iskowitz
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size38.6000 mm
Mass31.1000 g
OCC IDQRAP-EBNC-MRMG-EYJD
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Silver Ounce 2023 Goddess Eos: Photos
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Silver Ounce 2023 Goddess Eos: Photo 2023 St. Helena 1 oz Silver Goddesses: Eos and the Horses BU / thumbnail 2023 St. Helena 1 oz Silver Goddesses: Eos and the Horses BU
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Silver Ounce 2023 Goddess Eos: Photo 2023 St. Helena 1 oz Silver Goddesses: Eos and the Horses BU / thumbnail 2023 St. Helena 1 oz Silver Goddesses: Eos and the Horses BU
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Silver Ounce 2023 Goddess Eos: Photo Goddesses Collection Eos 2023 1oz Silver Proof Coin / thumbnail Goddesses Collection Eos 2023 1oz Silver Proof Coin
Copyright: The East India Company
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Silver Ounce 2023 Goddess Eos: Photo Goddesses Collection Eos 2023 1oz Silver Proof Coin / thumbnail Goddesses Collection Eos 2023 1oz Silver Proof Coin
Copyright: The East India Company
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