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A Raphael Maklouf effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the words "Queen Elizabeth II Niue Two Dollars 2 oz 999 Fine Silver 2015"

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A likeness of the Gustav Dore engraving of "David & Goliath" and the words "David & Goliath"

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2 oz 2015 Biblical Series | David and Goliath Silver Coin

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2 oz 2015 Biblical Series | David and Goliath Silver Coin

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2 oz 2015 Biblical Series | David and Goliath Silver Coin

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2 oz 2015 Biblical Series | David and Goliath Silver Coin

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A Raphael Maklouf effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the words "Queen Elizabeth II Niue Two Dollars 2 oz 999 Fine Silver 2015"A likeness of the Gustav Dore engraving of "David & Goliath" and the words "David & Goliath"2 oz 2015 Biblical Series | David and Goliath Silver Coin2 oz 2015 Biblical Series | David and Goliath Silver Coin2 oz 2015 Biblical Series | David and Goliath Silver Coin2 oz 2015 Biblical Series | David and Goliath Silver Coin
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  • New
  • Purity: 999

This is the third release in the Scottsdale Mint Biblical Series showcasing dramatic scenes from the Bible. This coin has an unusual rimless design which allows the design to fill the entire field of the coin. The coin also features a wonderful, hand-finished antique patina that makes it appear as though it is an aged and treasured family heirloom. The rim of the coin matches the rest of the coin with it's weathered appearance, and has a laser-engraved serial number that matches the number on the antique-feeling certificate of authenticity.

The obverse has a Raphael Maklouf effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. When Maklouf sculpted the effigy of the Queen used on UK circulating coins from 1985 to 1997 he was accused of sculpting the Queen "flatteringly young". The same comment could be applied today to this coin.

The reverse features an adaptation of Gustav Dore's 1866 engraving by sculptor D'Almeida Novissimo. The high relief features David standing over his vanquished enemy, Goliath. David is holding Goliath's severed head up high, causing the Philistine Army to flee while the Israelites cheer him on. As with all of Dore's work, the atmosphere is dark and brooding.

This coin is the third in a series of six Biblical-themed coins to be released this year. It has a strictly limited mintage of only 1499, and is sure to sell out quickly. Don't be disappointed, buy yours today.

This coin ships in a book-style case meant to resemble a 19th century bible.

3708
2015
United States
New
1499
999
United States
NU 2
Raphael Maklouf (obverse) D'Almeida Novissimo (reverse)
A Raphael Maklouf effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the words "Queen Elizabeth II Niue Two Dollars 2 oz 999 Fine Silver 2015"
A likeness of the Gustav Dore engraving of "David & Goliath" and the words "David & Goliath"
2015-05-04
39
6
Yes
2.0000
Scottsdale

SKU

3708

Year

2015

Country

United States

Condition

New

Mintage

1499

Purity

999

Origin

United States

Legal Tender

NU 2

Designer

Raphael Maklouf (obverse) D'Almeida Novissimo (reverse)

Obverse

A Raphael Maklouf effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the words "Queen Elizabeth II Niue Two Dollars 2 oz 999 Fine Silver 2015"

Reverse

A likeness of the Gustav Dore engraving of "David & Goliath" and the words "David & Goliath"

First Released

2015-05-04

Diameter (mm)

39

Average Thickness (mm)

6

Certificate

Yes

Metal Weight (ozt)

2.0000

Manufacturer

Scottsdale
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