2019 2 oz Tuvalu Abacus Antique Finish Silver Coin
Featuring an antiqued finish, the coin is inset with an abacus. The reverse design features depictions of travellers riding camels along the Silk Road. Items that were typically traded such as pottery, textiles, fruit, paper, fragrances and spices are represented in the foreground. Also included in the design is The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
The coin’s obverse portrays the Ian Rank-Broadly effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the weight and fineness, monetary denomination, and the 2019 year-date. A pattern of abacus counting beads borders the abacus insert.
This coin has been individually ‘antiqued’ to give it a unique finish conveying the surface abrasions of an ancient artefact. As a result of this treatment, the appearance of each coin may vary.
The coin is housed in a contemporary latex case which displays both sides of the coin and is accompanied by an illustrated shipper and a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.