2013 Armenia 1 oz Silver 500 Drams Noah’s Ark BU

2013 Armenia 1 oz Silver 500 Drams Noah’s Ark BU

Only $7.99 per coin over spot!
Each Noah's Ark coin is legal tender at its face value and is issued by the Central Bank of Armenia. These coins feature supreme minting quality and purity produced by one of the most modern private mints of Germany. The third year of issue, these Armenian Noah's Ark Silver Coins embody the beauty of faith and conviction amongst adversity. Transcendent in spiritual and physical beauty, these coins capture this story of tribulation, promise, and of blessing embraced in 1 oz of .999 fine Silver. Each coin tells a story directly connected with Armenia where Noah's Ark is believed to have rested on Mt. Ararat after the flood waters receded.

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver.
  • Third year of issue and mintage of 581,800 pieces!
  • Multiples of 20 come in mint sealed tubes. Multiples of 500 come in wooden boxes direct from the mint. All other coins will be in a protective plastic flip.
  • Obverse: Exhibits the coat of arms of the Republic of Armenia represented by an eagle and lion back-to-back along with the value of “500 DRAM” and the year.
  • Reverse: Designed by Eduard Kurghinyan and displays a dove in flight with an olive branch with Noah’s Ark floating on the flood waters in front of Mt. Ararat with the rising sun in the background.
  • Sovereign coin backed by the Armenian government.

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Silver 1 oz Noah's Ark Coins are great for diversifying your portfolio at a low price, for collecting, and for presenting as a gift. Add this 2013 Armenia 1 oz Silver 500 Drams Noah's Ark coin to your cart today!

The Armenian Noah's Ark Silver coin series honors one of the most iconic stores of the Bible. Recorded in Genesis 6:1-9:17, the story notes that Noah was compelled by God to build the ark to withstand a Great Flood that was coming over the earth. After 40 days of rain, the Ark carried Noah, his family, and pairs of every kind of animal for another 150 days of floating. The Ark came to rest on Mt. Ararat where Noah would release a dove that eventually would bring back an olive branch, and the ark is believed by many to rest there to this day. Once the land was dry again, the dove did not return and God sent a rainbow as a sign of promise that the world would never be flooded in its entirety again.

The Armenian Silver Noah’s Ark bullion coin is a tribute to Armenia’s connection with the tale of Noah’s Ark. First released in 2011, the Noah’s Ark bullion coin is issued by the Central Bank of Armenia, although it is not produced in the country. Available in a wide variety of sizes including 1/4 oz, 1/2 oz, 1 oz, 5 oz, 10 oz, 1 kilo and 5 kilos, all containing .999 fine Silver, this coin is valued all over the world for its purity, quality and beautiful homage to Noah’s Ark.

The obverse of the coin features the coat of arms of the Republic of Armenia and the face value, metal purity and mintmark. The reverse image, designed by Eduard Kurghinyan, proudly boasts a dove in flight with an olive branch in its beak and Noah’s Ark floating on the floodwaters in front of Mount Ararat with the rising sun in the background. This design was chosen because of Armenia’s connection to Mount Ararat and its connection to the biblical tale of Noah’s Ark. As told in the Book of Genesis, following the great flood, Noah’s Ark landed at the peak of Mount Ararat. Although it is widely believed by scholars and scientists alike that this mountain is not the actual resting place of the great ark, the significance of Mount Ararat to the Armenian people has been memorialized on this coin.

The Armenian Silver Noah’s Ark bullion coin is not produced in the eastern European country, but rather in Germany by Leipziger Edelmetallverarbeitungs GmbH, an affiliate of the private mint Geiger Edelmetalle. The mint, one of the most modern in the world, has more than 1,000 years of experience in mining and processing Silver. Geiger Edelmetalle was founded in 1218 in Leipzig, by merchants who established the oldest Silver trade in Germany.
Customer Reviews of 2013 Armenia 1 oz Silver 500 Drams Noah’s Ark BU
2013 Armenia 1 oz Silver 500 Drams Noah’s Ark BU
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Diamond in the Rough!

By  Mr. Rodgers

from The Show Me State

5.0

*Bought a roll of 20 APMEX sent me the coins in the original tube. They did not break the protective/tamper seal. Every coin was flawless! For the price over premium, quality of the coin and limited mintage…these are keepers.

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Mint Condition
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Attractive Design
  • Easy to Sell

Great coins and were prooflike quality.

By  romanmel

from Pendleton, IN

5.0

Low markup over melt value. Attractive, historical and issued by government authority.

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Mint Condition
  • Attractive Design
  • Easy to Sell
  • Collectible (lower mintage)

Nice coin

By  PM Stacker

from CA

5.0

Picked up a tube from Apmex and very pleased, one of my favorite coins on the market.

Pros

  • Great Design
  • Easy to Sell
  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Mint Condition

Awesome

By  Meme

from Houston, TX

5.0

Just beautiful. I will be ordering more for my grandchildren!

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Mint Condition

BEAUTIFUL COIN FOR VERY LITTLE MONEY!

By  Dave

from Amesbury,Mass

5.0

This has to be the best value coin in my collection. Nice design and great eye appeal.

Pros

  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition
  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design

Beautiful

By  Alan

from Boerne, Tx

4.0

Beautiful proof-like coin, only 9% markup.

Pros

  • Mint Condition
  • Attractive Design
  • Value (low premium over spot)

High quality silver coin

By  Robert

from Jersey City, NJ

5.0

There is no shortage of interesting silver coins on the market. This coin distunguishes itself from the many other competing high quality coins in two points: 1) a truly attractive design, and, 2) a very interesting way to package 20 coins into a tube. The manufacturer seals the tube with a special tape claiming that removing that tape would release the special gas inside the tube which is supposed to protect the coins from tarnishing. Buying the tube involves a paradox: If you do not open the tube, you will never be able to enjoy the beauty of the coins. On the other hand, if you do open the tube, you may run the risk of tarnishing the silver coins. My solution to this problem was: I ordered 21 coins which means I got a full tube of 20 coins completely sealed and one additional coin for viewing it. As usual, Apmex did an excellent job of packaging and delivering the coins. Thanks!

Pros

  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition
  • Attractive Design
  • Value (low premium over spot)

Very impressed with proof like finish

By  Freedom1st

from Belle, oh

5.0

I bought a few of these to see if the quality was up to par. I am very pleased. Like some others I did not find any spots or blemishes. This is a proof like coin and beautiful with the noah design. I will be buying more of these for certain.

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Mint Condition

Great Gift Idea

By  Aaron

from Charlotte, NC

5.0

I purchased a few of these to give as gifts to my nieces and nephews for Christmas. They really liked the coins! I was able to give something they'll keep and appreciate forever, while the image reminds them of the gift of God's love and forgiveness to all who will receive it.

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design

Beautiful Coin, Don't expect a 70

By  Vaughan

from Fort Worth

4.0

The Design on both sides is wonderful. It's luster is phenomenal. The mint that makes these fills the tube with some kind of gas that prevents toning and the tube is sealed shut. But, the sun on the ark side is raised a little too much and rubs the other coins in the tube. Every single coin in my tube is not just scratched, but rubbed down in the center of the sun. An approximate 1 to 3mm oval is worn down in the center of the sun. So, don't plan on sending them off to get graded. However, if you can find a 70, buy it!!! Cuz there won't be very many.

Pros

  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design

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