74 Atalanta's Apples #1: Adam and Eve

Year of origin 1992

No 1 in the series Atalanta's Apples. The series title refers to the three apples given by Aphrodite to Hippomenes to help him trick swift-footed Atalanta into stopping to pick them up, thus enabling him to win the race and marry her. (No 2 is The Judgment of Paris; no 3 Isaac Newton)

Obverse: Eve offers Adam the apple.

Reverse: The apple from the Tree of Knowledge, with the text AND ALL WAS FOR AN APPLE