First debuting in 2015, each release in the Scottsdale Mints Biblical Silver Coin series has been eagerly anticipated by collectors of the series. The 2017 Niue Baptism of Jesus Biblical Series 2 oz Silver Coin is the 1st design released in 2017, and is the 13th overall design in the series. Each of the coins depicts a poignant moment from the bible, quite often one of the darker and more haunting moments. This coin focuses on the baptism of Jesus,
Your 2017 Niue Baptism of Jesus Biblical Series 2 oz Silver Coin will arrive protected in a display box that looks like a bible. Tucked inside each display box is the individually numbered Certificate of Authenticity that matches the serial number engraved on the edge of the coin.
The baptism of Jesus takes place at the hands of John the Baptist. It is described in the gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. The baptism of Jesus is considered to be one of the five major milestones in the life of Jesus. The other major milestones include the Transfiguration, Crucifixion, Resurrection, and Ascension.
The obverse design of the 2017 Niue Baptism of Jesus Biblical Series 2 oz Silver Coin features the right-profile effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This profile was designed by Raphael Maklouf in 1984. This portrait was used on British circulation coinage between 1984 and 1997.
The reverse design of the 2017 Niue Baptism of Jesus Biblical Series 2 oz Silver Coin depicts John the Baptist standing at the end of water, while he performs the baptism of Jesus. Jesus is featured standing in ankle-depth water, with rays of sun shining down over his head. The engraving of Baptism of Jesus is featured on the coin.
Scottsdale Mint has a reputation for producing beautifully designed coins that are highly collectible by investors and collectors of these bible-inspired coins. The 2017 Niue Baptism of Jesus Biblical Series 2 oz Silver Coin was designed for the island nation of Niue. It is considered to be legal tender in Niue and is fully backed by the government.
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|Mint Mark||Not Shown|
|Designer (Obverse)||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Certificate of Authenticity||Yes|
|Metal Content||2 Troy Ounces|
|Shipping||Orders over $199 Ship Free|