This stunning shaped coin combines the symbol of a scarab beetle with one of the most famous Pharaohs to ever live, Tutankhamun. His tomb opening celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2022.
In ancient Egyptian religion, the god Ra whose eye is also depicted on the obverse together with the Ankh or Key of Life, rolls the sun across the sky each day, transforming bodies and souls.
- 1 oz pure silver
- 3D shape
- Smartminting© Ultra High Relief
- Limited mintage – 1500 pcs.
Thanks to the enhanced smartminting® technology this is a numismatic piece of art in a 1 oz silver ultra-high relief with an integrated crystal from Swarovski. It is decorated with two names of Tutankhamun in hieroglyphics style his own individual name and his title as a Pharaoh which was also found on his throne when it was discovered 100 years ago.
Scarab beetles roll dung into a ball. Because of this symbolically similar action, the scarab was seen as a reflection of the heavenly cycle and was representing the idea of rebirth or regeneration. In ancient Egyptian religion, the scarab was also a symbol of immortality, resurrection, transformation and protection much used in funerary art.
Over the ages, scarabs have been used to symbolize wealth, as currency, fashion accessory and also to serve as a form of artistic expression.
|Weight (g)||1 oz (31.1)|
|Diameter||27 x 18 mm|
|Presentation case (box)||Yes|
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