2 oz Republic of Chad Horus 2016
This second release in the incredibly unique and popular Egyptian Relic Series, produced by Scottsdale Mint for the Republic of Chad, features Horus. An ancient Egyptian deity of the Sky and Kingship, Horus' hieroglyph symbol is known as the Eye of Horus.
The coin's design is based on actual ancient hieroglyphs, and incuse engraved,* with added hand-brushed antique finish. The additional touch of the edge's appearance having a chiseled-stone look, the resulting overall effect is like handling a stone carving.
The obverse features Horus, as often depicted in ancient hieroglyphs. The realistic design is displayed both in the incuse style, as well as the finely antiqued finish. Even the prominent irregular cracks running through the design replicates how the hieroglyph's original condition would appear.
The reverse of each coin in the series displays a large, finely engraved image of the Republic of Chad's coat of arms. Encircling the image at the rim are the inscriptions, "Republic Du Tchad 2 Troy Oz 1000 Francs CFA .999 Fine Silver." Immediately below the coat of arms is the the release year.
*Incuse design is when an image, which might normally be engraved to be raised above the coin's surface, is rather struck to be recessed into the surface.
This release makes a remarkable contribution to the Republic of Chad Egyptian Relics Series!
- Contains 2 oz of .999 fine Silver.
- Struck in an incredible rimless, incuse design, with a hand-brushed antique finish.
- Each 2 oz coin is packaged in an attractive gift box, designed for the series.
- Limited Mintage of only 50,000.
- Obverse: Features a realistic depiction of the Egyptian deity, Horus, as he is pictured in ancient hieroglyphs.
- Reverse: Displays a large, finely engraved image of the Republic of Chad's coat of arms, with inscriptions "Republic DU Tchad," the release year, weight, purity, and face value.
Do you want to learn more about the history of ancient Egyptian deities as featured in this amazing coin series? Here is a good place to begin:
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