God told Solomon to ask for anything, and Solomon asked for wisdom instead of riches or fame. The story goes that God was so pleased with the choice that he granted all those things to Solomon. Capture part of that story in your coin collection with this 1/4 Shekel Gold Inspirational Bible Heroes Coin.
- Plastic coin capsule protects item during shipping!
- Perth Mint issued this commemorative coin!
- Consists of 1/4 shekel (2.85 grams) of .9999 fine gold.
- No face value for this specialty collectors coin.
- King Solomon appears on the obverse holding a scroll and bag of coins.
- A shield and unique floral design is depicted on the reverse.
Your coin arrives in a protective plastic capsule, reducing the risk of any damage during shipping. The capsule makes a great storage option for the coin and even allows you to hold and display it without touching or damaging the coin itself.
The obverse of this coin features inscriptions around the outside that read Inspirational Bible Heroes and Solomon 4757 – 4917 AM. In the center of the inscriptions is an image of Solomon. He is standing somewhere that could either be the Temple or his own palace, and he’s holding a scroll and appears to be reading it. In the other hand, he’s holding a coin bag. Above him, the verse from Proverbs 8:10 appears, which says, Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold. The image could be showing Solomon receiving instruction via the scroll in contrast to the coins he is holding.
The reverse of the 1/4 Shekel Gold Inspirational Bible Heroes Coin includes a shield design with some stylized geometric floral elements that seem to lay across or come out of it. The words Australia Fair are inscribed below the shield along with the antiquated date 7790.
This unique coin is measured not in ounces or grams but in shekels. A shekel was a unit of weight used in ancient Israel and other nearby areas, and it makes an appearance in the Old Testament. One shekel is roughly 0.39 oz. This coin, which is a quarter shekel, is about 0.0975 oz, making it a small but impactful coin for any collection.
If you’re ready to add some Biblical history to your coin collection or just like the unique setup of this coin, order one or more today with Silver.com. Order online or call us at 1-888-989-7223 if you have any questions. You can also reach out to our associates via chat or email to get assistance.