Ever since its inception, artists have attempted to capture the Adam and Eve creation story in their work. Some have attempted this in more abstract ways, while others have tried to make Adam and Eve as lifelike as possible. The famous 1504 engraving of the First Couple by Albrecht Durer falls into the latter category and is featured on a brand-new coin from the Mint of Poland. Now, 2021 17.5 Gram Proof Silver Cameroon Adam and Eve Coins are available to you for purchase online at Silver.com.
- Coins arrive in a presentation case and include a Certificate of Authenticity!
- Brand-new proof coin featuring Durer’s famous engraving!
- Mintage limited to 550 coins only!
- Consists of 17.5 Grams, or .545 Troy ounces, of .999 fine silver.
- Issued a face value of 500 Francs CFA from the government of Cameroon.
- The obverse shows the Cameroon coat of arms.
- On the reverse side is a replica of Durer’s Adam and Eve engraving.
If asked about the most well-known story in history, many would cite the creation myth of Adam and Eve. The story is found in the first book of the Bible and has been passed down generation after generation. While certain elements of the narrative have been changed in some interpretations, the essential ingredients of Adam, Eve, the serpent, and the Forbidden Fruit appear in nearly every version. Regardless of your beliefs, this story continues to resonate with readers to this day.
The obverse of 2021 Proof Adam and Eve Coins features the Cameroon coat of arms. Above it we see the Cameroon motto Paix, Travail, Patrie, and also its English translation Peace, Work, Fatherland. You’ll also find inscriptions of the country of origin, date, and denomination.
On the reverse side of 2021 17.5 Gram Adam and Eve coins is a remastered depiction of Albrecht Durer’s Adam and Eve portrait. The famous couple is seen in the center, and between them is a tree with a serpent. In the background, we see a parrot, elk, ox, cat, rabbit, mouse, and goat. Below the image is an inscription that says Albrecht Durer 1471-1528.
All 2021 Proof Silver Adam and Eve Coins have been struck in .999 fine silver with proof finishes. This means the coins will have eye-catching mirrored fields and frosted designs. All of these coins arrive inside a display box and include a Certificate of Authenticity from the Mint of Poland.
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