2020 Niue Island Sapphire Scarabaeus Proof Silver Coin with Sapphire Sunstion Insert
For many centuries,sapphire was worn as a symbol of knowledge and wealth only by the rulers and the highest ministry. To this day, it is considered a magical stone which awakens the joy of life. Simultaneously, in the ancient culture of Egypt the scarabs meant a rebirth.
This beautiful Silver coin is part of an ongoing series that is dedicated to the Scarabaeus - an ancient symbol of prosperity. The coin features a wonderful Sapphire insert, has a beautiful colouration, has an incredible design and comes in an exposition case, along with the Certificate of Authenticity. Limited mintage to 999 pieces worldwide.
The reverse of the coin features the wonderful image of a black scarab with opened wings, facing the sapphire insert. The obverse of the coin features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the inscriptions: “ELIZABETH II” – the name of the Queen, “NIUE ISLAND” – the issuing country, “2020” – the year of issue and “1 DOLLAR” – the face value.