This stunning coin of GANESHA is a second coin in World Cultures series. It is one of the most important gods in Hindu mythology and he is also worshipped in Jainism and Buddhism. For the Ganapatya Hindu sect, Ganesha is the most important deity. Ganesha is highly recognisable with his elephant head and human body, representing the soul (atman) and the physical (maya) respectively. . This series will be showcasing iconic items from some of the worlds more colourful and striking cultures.
Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi is a Hindu festival celebrating the birth of Ganesha. It falls in the months of August or September of the Gregorian calendar. The festival is marked with the installation of Ganesha clay idols privately in homes, or publicly on elaborate pandals
The obverse should be one common to the series and is also packed with fine detail all over. Issued for Cameroon, it features the African nations emblem in the centre, but the border is unique to this series. The two-ounce, high-relief, rimless silver coin has become the darling of the higher-end world and for good reason. It allows an ambitious design at a reasonable cost, with plenty of metal available to form impressive levels of relief.
|Denomination||2,000 Francs CFA|
|Quality||Antique Finish & Black Proof|
|Weight (g)||2 oz (62.2)|
|Presentation case (box)||Yes|
|Special Features||ULTRA HIGH RELIEF BLACK PROOF SILVER COIN WITH REAL EMERALD INLAY|
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