20 gram Roman Booteen's Gold Bug


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About Roman Booteen's Gold Bug

Roman’s Gold Bug and its hidden secrets are a nod to Poe’s story, which is considered the first nonfiction work of its kind to include cryptography; hidden elements readers must decipher to make sense of the story. 

The Roman after completing the most epic hobo nickel ever, they wasted no time in raising the bar once again with next masterpiece: The Gold Bug 

The Roman's Gold Bug features an intricately carved Morgan Dollar and is concealing a button to activate the beetle's wings. That it will expose a 1/10 oz of 22k solid gold. 

In 2017, one collector scooped it up at auction for a whopping nine thousand two hundred dollars 

Main features of the Roman Booteen's Gold Bug: 

  • The authorized and licensed reproduction of Roman Booteen's original Gold Bug
  • Coin with One-of-a-kind working wing mechanism
  • Includes original Morgan Dollar with weight 1/10 oz 22kt gold 
  • The wings & body cast struck from 20 grams of 92.5% pure silver
  • Low mintage: No more than 999 pieces available worldwide and each coin has a unique serial number
  • Each coin includes collector's box and certificate of authenticity
More Information
Metal Content Silver
Purity 0.925
Condition Proof
Mintage 999
Box & Certificate Yes