2009 Isle of Man 1 oz Silver Crown King Tut Triangle

2009 Isle of Man 1 oz Silver Crown King Tut Triangle

This exquisite coin features a pyramid shape and sand collected from King Tut's grave. Only 3,000 struck.

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver.
  • Comes in original mint case in the shape of a pyramid and includes a certificate of authenticity.
  • Mintage of only 3,000 coins.
  • Features a unique pyramid shape.
  • Obverse: Carries an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with Egyptian hieroglyphs.
  • Reverse: Depicts an image of King Tutankhamun being welcomed into the afterlife. A sun disc appears at the top of the design and includes sand collected from Tutankhamun's tomb.
  • Guaranteed by the Isle of Man government.

This coin is a fantastic addition to any numismatic collection. Add this coin to your cart today!

The Pobjoy Mint has been a leader in innovative coin design and craftsmanship for more than 50 years. Derek Pobjoy started the private mint in 1965, coming from a background in jewelry. The first coins minted were commemorative Sterling Silver and Gold coins in memory of former Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill, which launched the mint into becoming a huge success.

The idea that countries, big or small, can and should have their own coinage is what pushed the Pobjoy Mint forward. Pobjoy approached the Isle of Man government to begin a program of collector coins with corresponding values and specifications as British coins. In 1972, the Pobjoy Mint created the first practical set of coins for the Isle of Man including a 1/2 penny and up to 50 pence coins. These coins included historical and cultural elements, such as the Isle of Man’s distinctive three-legged “Triskele” insignia.

Since then, the Pobjoy Mint has issued an array of innovative and artistic coins sought after by some of the choosiest collectors. One particular contribution to numismatics and coin production was the development of the world’s first satisfactory man-made Precious Metal, called Virenium, which has been used in high denomination coinage since 1978. This was hailed worldwide as the first significant breakthrough in coinage from the last century.

The Pobjoy Mint provides circulation and collector coinage for 12 countries and territories, and that number is ever increasing. Pobjoy Mint has been consistently recognized within the numismatic industry for their innovations, including 45 “firsts” such as the first Silver one kilo coin, the first coin in the shape of the Eiffel Tower, the first titanium coin and the world’s highest relief coin. The Pobjoy Mint has demonstrated their ability to push the limits of the coin industry to surprising achievements and new heights.
Customer Reviews of 2009 Isle of Man 1 oz Silver Crown King Tut Triangle
2009 Isle of Man 1 oz Silver Crown King Tut Triangle
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Not sure my coin was truly silver

By  Doobie

from Portland OR

3.0

The edges of this coin of slightly discolored, and seems to have rough edges, not a smooth finish around the edges, if that makes better sense. And looking at this and feeling it, it draws a question mark. I hope I'm not being paranoid. My first regrettable purchase on APMEX. Don't think because I am a new customer I don't know what I am doing.

Pros

  • Collectible (lower mintage)

Cons

  • Poor Condition

Only found at Apmex

By  Mr. P-

from Maryland

5.0

searched in and outside U.S for the the silver version , the coin was out of stock. Delivered on time, well packaged. The coin and presentation box are unique and well styled.

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)

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