One of the most important historical discoveries of the 20th century was the 1922 uncovering of the nearly intact tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun. Known colloquially as King Tut, the Boy King’s tomb contained a treasure trove of nearly 5,000 artifacts from Ancient Egypt that hadn’t seen the light of day in thousands of years. Right now, 2022 3 oz Antique Silver Djibouti 100 Years of Tutankhamun Coins are available to purchase online from Silver.com.
- Ships to you inside presentation boxes and includes a Certificate of Authenticity!
- Coin has a domed obverse field!
- Mintage limited to 1,922 coins only!
- Consists of Three Troy ounces of .999 fine silver.
- Bears a face value of 200 Francs backed by the Republic of Djibouti.
- The obverse features a domed visual of the Mask of Tutankhamun.
- On the reverse side is a map of his burial chamber along with the coat of arms of Djibouti.
- Antique visuals.
Each 2022 3 oz Antique Silver Djibouti 100 Years of Tutankhamun Coin available in this Silver.com listing comes to you with individual packaging. The coins in this release are available with black presentation boxes and include a Certificate of Authenticity. There is an antique polish applied to each coin that gives it the look of an ancient artifact.
The Mask of Tutankhamun, as depicted on the domed obverse side of these antique silver coins, is a stunning piece that was found within the tomb of King Tut in October 1925. Housed at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Egypt, the mask was made from gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian, obsidian, turquoise, and a glass paste. It is one of the most beautiful relics discovered in the tomb of King Tut.
The obverse side of the 2022 Antique Silver Djibouti 100 Years of Tutankhamun Coin features a depiction of the Mask of Tutankhamun. The design of the mask is reflective of the figure known as Osiris, a deity from Egyptian mythology closely associated with the afterlife and with the pharaohs.
On the reverse field of 2022 3 oz Antique Silver Djibouti 100 Years of Tutankhamun Coins is a replica of the burial chamber of Tutankhamun as discovered by Howard Carter in 1922. This side of the coin also includes a depiction of the coat of arms of the Republic of Djibouti.
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