Mythical Creatures – Griffin 2013 1oz Silver Proof Coin
Mythical Creatures 系列，此系列為甚受香港幣友歡迎的龍傳說系列後的全新系列－神獸系列，首枚為獅鷲。獅鷲（Griffin）是一種傳說中的生物。它擁有獅子的身體及鷹的頭、喙和翅膀。因為獅子和鷹分別稱雄於陸地和天空，獅鷲被認為是非常厲害的動物。
MYTHICAL CREATURES SERIES
This beautiful series focuses onand showcases five mythical creatures. This coin program will raise a sum of $25,000as charity funds for UNICEF-Australia.Struck by The Perth Mint on behalf of Coin Club Australia from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality, the coin is issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu.
The Griffinis a mythical creature thought to be the offspring of an eagle and lion. Its head and wings are those of an eagle, while its body resembles that of a lion. This legendary animal is known for its speed, ability to fly and piercing vision, combined with the leonine qualities of courage and strength. Traditionally believed to roost in high places, the griffin has been represented variously as a guardian of priceless possession, justice and divinity.