Tarot cards were developed in the 15th century for use in various card games played throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. During the pre-Industrial Era in the late 18th century, tarot cards took on a darker role in divination as people purported to have the power of looking into the past and future using the images on the card. Right now, 2021 1 oz Silver Niue Tarot Cards The High Priestess Coins are available to purchase online from Silver.com.
- Ships to you inside custom presentation cases with an included Certificate of Authenticity!
- Third design in the Silver Tarot Card Series!
- Colorized reverse visuals!
- Mintage limited to 2,000 coins only!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver.
- Bears a face value of $2 backed by the government of Niue.
- On the obverse is a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
- The reverse field has an image of a priestess reading tarot cards.
Each 2021 1 oz Silver Niue Tarot Cards The High Priestess Coin in this listing at Silver.com comes with a presentation booklet. The High Priestess is shown on the reverse colorized visuals and the proof coins have frosted designs with mirror-like elements. Each coin is in its own booklet with a Certificate of Authenticity printed on the book that includes an individual serial number. These beautiful silver coins not only have colorized visuals with proof finishes, but are also rectangular silver bullion coins.
The use of tarot cards as novelty items and for divination arose during the 18th century. The divinatory explanation behind each card was developed by prominent Protestant clerics and other Freemasons during the 18th century. The images were assigned properties based on common occult beliefs and fears.
On the obverse of 2021 Silver Niue Tarot Cards The High Priestess Coins is a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is shown here in right-profile relief in a design from Ian Rank-Broadley. Created in 1998 for the Royal Mint, the design has featured on coinage throughout the Commonwealth Nations.
The reverse side of the 2021 1 oz Silver Tarot Cards The High Priestess Coin comes with a depiction of the Priestess as a Fortune Teller. She is seated at a table with tarot cards on display across the table and a crystal ball in her left hand. A bridge between your conscious and your subconscious, she uses tarot cards to help you look within and explore your own subconscious for the answers to your problems.
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