Cyprus - Euro coins Official BU Set 2013
This is the forth in the series of Cyprus euro coin sets dedicated to the mosaics of Paphos, which are included in UNESCO's World Heritage List. These mosaics decorated the floors of the houses of wealth residents in the Roman period in Cyprus (58 BC-330 AD) . They depict themes mainly from Greek mythology. The figures most prominently depicted on the mosaic floors have given their names to the house remains - House of Dionysos, House of Aion, Villa of Theseus and the House of Orpheus.
The mosaics presented in this set are from the House of Aion, which was named after the god of eternal time. Aion who is depicted in the middle of the mosaic found in the main room. The mosaics from the House of Aion are regarded as of the finest artistic quality and characterize the renaissance in the art of the first half of the 4th century
ANNUAL COIN SETS
Issue year: 2013
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