Product Description: This Greek / Roman Owl coin is made from resin and is a large model of Greek coin depicting an owl with olive branch and the text AOE. It is presented with a magnet on the reverse. The owl coin magnet is supplied with an information card describing about the goddess Athena and her owl.
Information: Greek coins depicting Athena on one side and her owl on the other were called 'Owls'. Athena was goddess of both wisdom and warfare and was the patron goddess of Athens where the coins were minted.
In Roman mythology Minerva was the Roman goddess of wisdom and strategic warfare and the sponsor of arts, trade, and strategy. From the second century BC onward, the Romans equated her with the Greek goddess Athena.