THE SECOND SET OF CIT’s UNIQUE AND ELEGANT HIGH-RELIEF SILVER PROOF COINS WITH DIFFERENT FINISHES AND. EXTREMELY LOW MINTAGE OF ONLY 499 SETS WORLDWIDE! Sometimes finding outstanding coins among the myriad of yearly releases can be a daunting process. Not so with CITs new 2017 high-end « Scarab Selection ». CIT released 3 sets of these. Unique, high-relief scarab beetles, each containing. Three coins , featuring different finishes and silver enrichment with other metals, all. Technology, displaying the beetles in exquisite detail and realism. Each of scarab beetle sets presents a sublime selection of masterfully minted coins that any collector with a distinguished taste will immediately appreciate. The current set is number 2 in the series and includes the following coins. « Beyond the World » is featuring the silver scarab on a gleaming gilded background with ideal proof mirror surface. « Lunar Eclipse » showcases a black-rhodium plated ancient Egyptian scarab on a black canvas holding up the dark diamond-like Swarovski® crystal symbolizing the eclipse. Winding up the set is « Solitary Flame », featuring shining rosegold scarab on a gleaming silvery mirror background. The mythical designs of these coins date back thousands of years. Scarab beetles have variously symbolized good fortune, life and rebirth, they were worn as protective amulets or presented as charms and religious gifts. THE SET IS IN PERFECT MINT CONDITION AND COMES WITH CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY AND THEMED PRESENTATION CASE AS ISSUED BY CIT. Proof Coins with Different Finishes, one has Swarovski crystal insert. The set comprises three coins of identical specification and theme, but different design and finish. The theme here is the. So inextricably linked with one of the most visually extravagant civilizations in history. In Ancient Egypt and survive in relatively large numbers today. Connected to the Egyptian god Khepri, they were popular by the early Middle Kingdom approx. 2000 BCE and remained so for the rest of the pharaonic period and beyond. In modern popular culture theyre still firmly associated with Ancient Egypt. The coins have relatively simple but extraordinarily classy design. Each coin features a flowing, tribal-style pattern which carries through onto the obverse. In the center of the. Face sits an ultra-high relief beetle variant, different on each coin. Other than an inscription with the coin name on it, the face is exceptionally clean and artistic. Features a small coin-within-a-coin design that holds the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II (as a legal tender of Cook Islands) surrounded by the usual inscriptions. Like in the first set, the big difference between each of the three coins lies with the. And the type of a scarab chosen for each theme: gilded proof with silver beetle Beyond the World. , a dark proof with black rhodium plated beetle and diamond-like Swarovski crystal insert. , and a rosegold beetle on the silvery mirror background. Each coin having its own name adds to the uniqueness of this elegant set. DON’T HESITATE TO ASK QUESTIONS AND PLEASE CHECK OUT MY OTHER LISTINGS! FOR CUSTOMERS IN UNITED STATES. EACH SALE COMES WITH UNCONDITIONAL 100% GUARANTEE OF THE QUALITY AND. IF THE COIN IS NOT AS DESCRIBED. SAME 100% GUARANTEE OF THE QUALITY AS FOR USA CUSTOMERS. The item “Scarab Selection II 2017 Cook Islands Set of 3 x $5 Silver 1Oz Coins Perfect” is in sale since Monday, November 5, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\South Pacific”. The seller is “monetaricus” and is located in Peoria, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Year: 2017
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Certification: CIT
- Composition: Pure Silver