2022 2oz Tuvalu Tutankhamun Discovery 100 Year Anniversary.9999 Silver Proof Gilded Coloured Coin
The image of Tutankhamun’s death mask on the coin’sreverseis gilded in 24-carat gold andfeatures applications of colour 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’.Also included on the coin’s reverse is the inscription ‘TUTANKHAMUN 100 YEARS’ and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
The coin’s obverse portrays the Ian Rank-Broadleyeffigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Also included on the obverse is the coin’s weight, purity, denomination and 2022 year-date.
KEY SELLING POINTS
-Proof quality 99.99% pure silver
-24-carat gold gilding
-Celebrates 100 years since the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb
-Limited mintage –2,000
-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
-Beautiful presentation packaging
|Manufacturer||The Perth Mint|
|Box & Certificate||Yes|