1982 Israel 3-Coin Qumran Dead Sea Scrolls Gold & Silver Set

1982 Israel 3-Coin Qumran Dead Sea Scrolls Gold & Silver Set
This photograph illustrates the quality of the coin(s) you will receive, not the exact item. Coin(s) will not have toning unless otherwise noted.

Product Details

This three coin set commemorates the Dead Sea Scrolls found in the caves of Qumran and is the 1st issue in the "Historic Sites in the Holyland" series. Issued by the Bank of Israel to commemorate the "Caves of Qumran" in reference to an archaeological dig in the caves that discovered the "Dead Sea Scrolls" in 1947. The Biblical manuscripts found at Qumran are the oldest known copies of the Old Testament.

On the obverse is an image of the caves appearing in the bottom half of the coin. The word "Qumran" is inscribed above in Hebrew and English. The background of the coin displays some of the ancient writings from the scrolls. The reverse depicts the denomination "1/2, 1 or 5", with the State Emblem to the left, "Sheqel" or "Sheqalim" in Hebrew and English the inscription below reads "Israel" in Hebrew, Arabic and English, and the dates 1982-5743 in Hebrew and English. The uncirculated silver coin is mintmarked with a 6 pointed star at the bottom. The proof coins are mintmarked with a Hebrew 'mem'.


Gold -- why buy Gold from APMEX?

Gold is one of the world's favorite bullion investments and is a popular way to diversify one's wealth. Call our Account Managers toll free at (800) 375-9006 or click on the “Live Chat” button. APMEX is where to buy Precious Metals! Also, you can come to us when it is time to sell Gold, Silver, Platinum, and Palladium.


Specifications

Product ID: 84964
Year: 2011
Grade: Proof & Proof-Like
Grade Service: None
Denomination: Varies
Mint Mark: "n" (Mem) & Star of David
Metal Content: 0.5 troy oz
Purity: .9167
Manufacturer: Israel Gov't Coins & Medals Corp.
Thickness: Varies mm
Diameter: Varies mm
Satisfaction Guaranteed

We provide all of our customers with a refund, return and / or exchange on everything we sell including all bullion and certified coins. If for any reason, you have a problem, please feel free to call us. We will always do our best to accommodate you.

Back To Top .

Items In Cart


There are no items in the cart.

PLATINUM