1oz Silver Armenia 500 Drams Noah's Ark

1oz Silver Armenia 500 Drams Noah's Ark

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2019 Noah's Ark  1oz Silver Coin

The legend of Noah's Ark is celebrated in this new coin issued by the Republic of Armenia.

Multiples of 20 comes in a sealed tubes.  Multiplues of 500 comes in a wooden box direct from the mint.

Authorised by the Armenian Central Bank and manufactured in association with Geiger Edelmetalle GmbH of Leipzig, Germany the Noah’s Ark range of coins are made of 99.9% fine silver.

The obverse features the elegant Armenian Coat of Arms, face value in Armenian Dram, the coins’ weight, purity, year of issue and the inscription “Republic of Armenia” in both Armenian and English.

The reverse shows a depiction of Noah’s Ark, framed by Mount Ararat in the background and a dove clutching a twig from an olive tree in it’s beak.

According to the Book of Genesis, God commanded Noah to build the Ark to save himself, his family and a pair of every species of animal from the great deluge He was about to unleash on the world as punishment for man’s wickedness. As the flood waters receded the Ark came to rest in the mountains of Ararat, a national icon of Armenia.

The story of Noah’s Ark features prominently throughout the writings of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.