This gold proof was part of a series issued by Egypt in 1993-1994 to pay tribute to the long history of this country; one of the oldest civilizations on Earth!
This issue commemorates Ramses II (Ramesses II), who ruled Egypt from 1279 - 1213 BC. Reigning for over 66 years, he is considered by many scholars as the greatest and most powerful Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt.
Egypt issued this 50 pound coin in 1993 with the image of Ramses on the reverse. Egyptian symbols with the dates (1993-AH1414) are on the obverse. These limited issue proofs are not often available for sale so get this one while it lasts! The gold content of this coin is .2459 of an ounce. KM#777.
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|Metal Content:||0.246 troy oz|