GODS OF ANGER: HORUS 2020 Niue 2oz silver coin

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Gods of Anger: Horus silver coin

GODS OF ANGER: HORUS 2020 Niue 2oz silver coin: The great Egyptian god Horus is depicted in ultra high relief and with lashings of detail on this beautiful coin in the Gods of Anger series. Struck with 2oz of fine silver with high-relief of over 3.5 mm, this stunning release has gilded highlights and a mintage of just 500 pieces.

Horus is one of the most significant ancient Egyptian deities who served many functions, most notably god of kingship and the sky. He was worshipped from at least the late prehistoric Egypt until the Ptolemaic Kingdom and Roman Egypt. He was most often depicted as a falcon, most likely a lanner falcon or peregrine falcon, or as a man with a falcon head.

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Reverse

Depicts the falcon-headed god Horus with his wings outspread over a background image of an Egyptian city. His spear is gilded and the coin is antiqued and rimless.

Obverse

Features the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, surrounded by the inscribed issuer and denomination. Around that is an Egyptian themed border holding the date and country of issue.

Packaging

Presented in a custom wooden box inside a themed card sleeve.  A certificate of authenticity is enclosed.

SPECIFICATION
DENOMINATION $5 New Zealand (Niue)
COMPOSITION 62.2 grams (2oz) of 0.999 silver
DIMENSIONS 45.0 mm
FINISH High relief, gilded, antiqued
MINTAGE 500

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