This incredible 3 Oz Silver coin is dedicated to one of the most mysterious and famous pharaohs of the ancient Egyptian history – Tutankhamun. The coin features the Smartminting technology, has an incredible Gold plating in the wonderful shape.
Well known death mask
3D Shaped coin - smart minting
Ultra high relief
Special box included
Extremely Low mintage
Tutankhamun was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (ruled c. 1332–1323 BC in the conventional chronology), during the period of Egyptian history known as the New Kingdom or sometimes the New Empire Period. He has, since the discovery of his intact tomb, been referred to colloquially as King Tut. His original name, Tutankhaten, means “Living Image of Aten”, while Tutankhamun means “Living Image of Amun”. In hieroglyphs, the name Tutankhamun was typically written Amen-tut-ankh, because of a scribal custom that placed a divine name at the beginning of a phrase to show appropriate reverence. He is possibly also the Nibhurrereya of the Amarna letters, and likely the 18th dynasty king Rathotis who, according to Manetho, an ancient historian, had reigned for nine years—a figure that conforms with Flavius Josephus's version of Manetho's Epitome.
The reverse of the coin presents the incredible shaped and detailed image of the death mask of Tutankhamun, beautifully gilded. The obverse of the coin depicts the Coat of Arms of Palau and the inscriptions: “REPUBLIC OF PALAU” – the issuing country, “20$” – the face value and “2018” – the year of issue.
|Quality||BU - Brilliant Uncirculated|
|Material||Silver - gilded 999/1000|
|Weight (g)||93.3 (3 oz)|
|Presentation case (box)||Yes|
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