The God Hermes and the Goddess Athena came to aid Perseus with special gifts, including a shield which Perseus used as a mirror so he did not look directly at Medusa.
When Perseus beheaded Medusa it is said that Pegasus was born from the blood of the Gorgon.
It was the first in an annual series featuring Australian wildlife (the 2015 Funnel Web Spider was the second in the series).
Pedro II became the Emperor of Brazil in 1831 at the young age of 5 upon his father’s sudden abdication. His liberal policies and abolition of slavery were popular with most Brazilians; however they did not sit well with conservative elements.
2014 depicting a Francisana Dolphin on the reverse and cycling at Tijuca Forest on the obvers.
2015 with the Channel-Billed Toucan on the reverse and cycling on the obverse.
They are popular, hard-to-find, host country silver Olympic coins.
Despite its name, it can be found in fresh, brackish or ocean water.
The obverse features the Ian-Rank Broadley effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
Males can reach over 20 feet (6.3m) in length and weigh over 3000 Pounds (1360 kg).