2022 Australia 2 oz Ag Gilded Tutankhamun Discovery Proof - SKU#251940. Photos in this listing may or may not be stock photos. The photos are meant to be an indication of the product you will receive. The ancient Egyptian king Tutankhamun ruled between 1333 BCE until his death in 1323 BCE at the age of only 19.
As royal tradition demanded, he was mummified and buried with priceless treasures intended to accompany him to the underworld. The best-known piece from what is probably the most spectacular archaeological find of all time was the death mask resting on Tutankhamun's head and shoulders. An extraordinary example of ancient Egyptian craftsmanship, it was made from high purity gold weighing approximately 10 kilograms.Limited mintage of only 2,000 coins. Each coin is presented in a clear acrylic case, allowing both sides of the coin to be displayed, and is packaged within an illustrated shipper. The coin is accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity. Obverse: The coin's obverse portrays the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Also included on the obverse is the coin's weight, purity, denomination and 2022 year-date. Reverse: The image of Tutankhamun's death mask on the coin's reverse is gilded in 24-carat gold and features applications of color representing the famous artefact's blue glass, obsidian, lapis lazuli and other semi-precious inlays. The proof table includes hieroglyphics redrawn from a photograph of the back of the mask. These pictorial characters originally appeared in chapter 151 of the Book of the Dead, a collection of funerary spells intended to assist the pharaoh's journey to the afterlife. Additional hieroglyphs are seen in the form of Tutankhamun's elliptical'cartouche', a nameplate that can be read as'Tutankhamun, ruler of Heliopolis'. Add this incredible 100 Year Anniversary of the Tutankhamun Discovery coin to your cart today! Perth Mint Commemorative Coins APMEX carries many stunning Silver Commemorative coins. From The Perth Mint with exciting themes and unique finishes. Experience the animals of The Outback with the Deadly & Dangerous Series or travel back in time to your favorite Western with classic John Wayne coins.
Our assortment contains a range in sizes from 1/2 gram to 5 oz coins, making these Australian Commemorative coins attainable for collectors of all budgets. 1,359 Item as described. Rec'd item, looking forward to doing business with again. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: World\Australia & Oceania\Australia\Commemorative".
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