The Building the Temple coin is part of a long-running series from the Scottsdale Mint. The 2021 Temple coin is the 4th release of the year and the 40th release overall in the Biblical series. Many iconic biblical scenes are featured in this coin series, and the innovative designs released from the Scottsdale Mint showcase many famous narratives of the Bible. The 2021 2 oz Silver Rebuilding the Jerusalem Temple Biblical Coin is available for purchase now from Silver.com.
- Arrives in a Bible Gift Box with a Certificate of Authenticity!
- 4th release in 2021 and 40th release in the series overall!
- Super limited mintage of only 1,499 coins.
- Contains Two Troy Ounces of .999 fine silver.
- Face value of 2 Dollars as a legal tender of Niue.
- Includes Proof-Antiqued quality.
- Obverse shows Queen Elizabeth II’s portrait.
- Reverse features the scene of the Second Temple being rebuilt in Jerusalem.
The 2021 2 oz Silver Rebuilding the Jerusalem Temple Biblical Coin is released as part of the Biblical Series from the Scottsdale Mint. This coin shows the Biblical scene of the Second Temple in Jerusalem being rebuilt. The 2021 coin has been struck in 99.9% fine silver with a proof-antiqued quality. Each coin is packaged in a Bible Gift Box and includes a Certificate of Authenticity.
Many scenes from the Bible have been depicted as designs throughout this coin series. These scene designs are based on the Bible illustrations of the Romanticism style. For the 2021 coin, the Biblical scene tells the story of the Second Temple being rebuilt to replace Solomon’s Temple. Solomon’s Temple was destroyed by the Neo-Babylonian Empire in 586 BCE when Jerusalem was conquered, and part of the Kingdom of Judah had been taken into exile to Babylon. The Biblical series designs are based on artwork by the French artist, Gustave Doré.
The obverse of the 2021 2 oz Silver Rebuilding the Jerusalem Temple Biblical Coin shows the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. This image was designed by Raphael Maklouf. In this image, the Queen is displaying her beautiful crown and wearing a pearl necklace. The obverse also shows the value, purity, and weight of the coin, as well as its release year. The inscription “QUEEN ELIZABETH II” is shown above the Queen’s head.
The reverse of the 2021 2 oz Silver Rebuilding the Jerusalem Temple Biblical Coin has the image of the Temple of Jerusalem being rebuilt. Based on Gustave Doré’s original artwork, this design has been very accurately portrayed by the designers at the Scottsdale Mint. The inscription “REBUILDING THE TEMPLE” is above the illustration.
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