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2019 Solomon Islands $1 Ancient Egypt Sphinx Coin w/Black Nickel & Gold Plating Proof-Like
Discover the Treasures of Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt has always held a special place in the hearts of collectors. That idea of hunting beneath the sands and discovering golden relics that haven’t seen the light of day in thousands of years – it’s intoxicating, and not unlike the feeling of finding that special coin you’ve been hunting for years.
Now, a coin series from Solomon Islands brings back that sense of wonder and discovery. Struck in 37 grams of iron and covered with black nickel & 24 karat gold plating, this magnificent coin depicts the Sphinx, the gigantic limestone statue located within walking distance of the Great Pyramids of Giza. Constructed between 2558 and 2532 B.C. during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafre, the Sphinx is believed to actually feature the face of Khafre. A mythological creature with the body of a lion and the head of a man, the Sphinx is one of the most recognizable relics of ancient Egypt.
The design is fabulous – all the more so thanks to its Proof-Like finish. You see, even though this coin wasn’t struck as a proof, its brilliant and reflective finish has earned it a “Proof-Like” designation. This $1 legal-tender coin is sure to make an exotic addition to your personal collection. But with a limited mintage of just 9,999, you’ll need to hurry before this coin disappears to the sands of time!
- A TRIBUTE TO THE WONDERS OF ANCIENT EGYPT – This coin is from a series of coins that pay tribute to Ancient Egypt. It features the Sphinx, covered with black nickel & 24 karat gold plating. The coin’s obverse features an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
- LEGAL TENDER – These 2019 Solomon Islands Ancient Egypt Sphinx Coins are $1 legal tender in the Solomon Islands and measure 34 mm in diameter.
- GORGEOUS PROOF-LIKE CONDITION – Your 2019 Solomon Islands Ancient Egypt Sphinx Coin comes in fabulous Proof-Like condition, meaning that even though it wasn't struck as a proof, its brilliant and reflective finish has earned it a “Proof-Like” designation.
- LOW LIMITED EDITION – The maximum worldwide limited edition for this coin has been set at just 9,999.
Discover the Treasures of Ancient Egypt with the 2019 Solomon Islands $1 Ancient Egypt Sphinx Coin. Step back in time for a coin that you and your family will treasure for years to come. Click one to your cart today!
|Year of Issue||2019|
|Composition||Gold Plated, Black Nickel Plated, Iron|
|Coin Weight||37 Grams - g|