2022 3 oz Silver Legacy of the Pharaohs Proof Coin Description:
Millions of tourists every year still flock to catch a glimpse of the Great Pyramids of Giza to discover the rich cultural heritage as the fascination of Egyptian history continues. This 3 oz silver high relief coin captures all of the grandeur and splendor of the Pharaohs and the architectural wonders that were built to honor them.
These smartminted ultra-high relief coins show three different Pharaohs on the reverse and an incredible birds-eye view of the Giza Necropolis on the obverse. The three Pharaohs featured are Akhenaten, Thutmosis III, and Sobekneferu, the first female Pharaoh. Behind them are hieroglyphics from the ancient artifact “The Stele of Revealing” which resides in the Boulak Museum in Cairo. The obverse of this coin is really amazing and shows the great Pyramids of Giza in stunning relief and detail. You can literally count the different layers of brick on each Pyramid! Look closely and you can also see the Sphinx rising off the surface. There are also plenty of other structural details to feast your eyes upon. All this surrounds the domed effigy.
3 oz of .999 fine silver
$20 Face Value
Obverse: Displays a birds-eye view of the Giza Necropolis including the great Pyramids of Giza rising above the coin. Also includes a profile portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Reverse: Features three different Pharaohs; Akhenaten, Thutmosis III, and Sobekneferu. They are standing next to each other and behind them are hieroglyphics. The middle Pharaoh, is highlighted in gold gilding.