Super cool one ounce silver coins with King Tut on them were just released. You can find some really cool stuff when searching through your coins and banknotes, but you can also buy some really cool collectible coins that can hold their value and gain value over time.
Now normally I try to have people stay away from the commemorative coins, but these one ounce King Tut coins could be a great addition to your silver stacking hoard. So let’s check them out. This was released in the beginning of March. The reverse Frosted 2023 Silver Tutankhamen’s sarcophagus coin is issued in the name of Sierra Leone.
The reverse of the coin features a frosted central background against which is set a coffin of King Tutankhamun with two cartouches one on either side, which respectively spell in hieroglyphics the young pharaohs pre reigning name Tutankhamun, King Tutankhamun, an Egyptian ruler, is thought to have been in power at the end of the 18th Dynasty from 1341 BC.
Popularity only arose on a global scale more than 3000 years after his death. This was as the result of European explorers of the ancient nations, Various royal burial grounds. Fascination with Tutankhamen as we know it today is linked to the discovery of his almost intact tomb back in 1922. In the Valley of the Kings, Luxor, by English archeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter.
The Tutankhamun coffin, shown is currently on display at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, held within a stone sarcophagus. It is one of three nested coffins, the innermost of which was solid gold and held the body of the king himself. The outer two coffins were crafted in wood, covered in gold and semi-precious stones such as lapis lazuli and turquoise. The reverse of the coin also features the silver bullion privy Mark P exclusive to the pop joy mint bullion coins. The obverse of the coin features the coat of arms of Sierra Leone against a central frosted background.
This coin weighs 31g, measures 38.6mm in diameter and will have a mintage limit of 7500. The retail price for these silver bullion coins is $32.95. So not too bad of a price and you can order them on PobJoy Mint’s website. I’ll put a link to that, but I don’t have an affiliation with it so you don’t have to worry about me getting any cut. You can just buy it from them if you would like to.
These are really, really beautiful coins. I think regardless of whether you enjoy history about Tutankhamen or not, they’re really, really nice depictions on them. And I love the intricate detail of the sarcophagus on the coin. Let me know what you think about the design of these POB Joy, Mint King Tut silver bullion coins, and then let me know what you’ve come across in your coin and banknote searches lately as well in the comments below.
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