This charming round boasts a design that has been inspired by the online enthusiasts and collects of all things silver, known as the Silver Bugs. Released by Intaglio Mint as a way of paying tribute to the collector community, this round features a scarab with a detailed design. The ultra-high relief adds to the character and charm of the round, while the micro-engraved details mimic the details true to the natural look of the scarab beetle. This .999 fine silver round is not just a tip of the hat to Silver Bugs, collectors and enthusiasts, but its a piece that will be a great addition to any collection.
The Silver Bug community is made up of individuals who follow all things related to silver. They offer grades about the performance of authorized dealers, they discuss new designs on silver coins, and share their love for silver with each other, each day. The first Silver Bugs rounds were minted in 2014, with this design being a part of the collection the pays homage to this online community.
The scarab beetle has a rich history in Ancient Egyptian mythology, and appears on countless pieces of art throughout history. In truth, a type of dung beetle, this bug was a much-revered beetle in Ancient Egypt.
The obverse of the Silver Bug Scarab Beetle Silver Round features a detailed and ultra-high relief image of the scarab. There are deep-domed radial bursts on the design. The stippled finish board includes the words All Hail the Silver Bug above the beetle, and the In Silver We Trust motto of the Silver Bugs beneath it.
The reverse of the Silver Bug Scarab Beetle Silver Round features the Intaglio Mint logo. The logo contains a Romanesque pillar that is in the shape of a capital letter I, which of course stands for Intaglio. The reverse also features engravings that detail the year of the mint, and its name. The weight, purity, and metal content of the round are engraved around the outer field of the design.
Whether you are a Silver Bug or a collector of well-designed silver rounds, youll find the scarab to be a great addition to your collection.
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|Mint Mark||Not Shown|
|Designer (Obverse)||Mark Bogani|
|Designer (Reverse)||Mark Bogani|
|Product Series||Silver Bug|
|Certificate of Authenticity||No|
|Metal Content||2 Troy Ounces|
|Shipping||Orders over $199 Ship Free|