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1986 Egypt Tutankhamen Gold Proof Coin £100 NGC PF70 UC

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Why add this perfectly graded Gold 1986 Egypt Tutankhamen Proof Coin to your collection?

This gorgeous gold proof coin issued by the Republic of Egypt is part of a series released from 1983-1992 to commemorate several of the most significant people, places and antiquities in the country's history. Released in 1986, design of this coin honors King Tutankhamen, the famed 18th dynasty Egyptian pharaoh known as the "Boy King," who ruled the New Kingdom from 1332-1323 BC. The 32 mm diameter proof was struck from 0.4962 Troy oz. of .900 fine gold by the Franklin Mint located in Franklin Center, Pennsylvania. At the time of issue, the proof's 100 pound face value was the highest denomination coin in Egyptian history. Mintage is reported to be 7,500 coins.

Magnificently Detailed Tutankhamen Design

Depicted on the obverse is Tutankhamen's Death Mask, which symbolized the ruler as the eternal sun god. The reverse features the emblem of the Arab Republic of Egypt, surrounded by the denomination and year of issue in two languages.

Flawless Proof 70 Ultra Cameo

This 1986 Egypt Tutankhamen Gold Proof Coin was awarded the perfect Proof 70 grade by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). The exceptional £100 face value gold proof also earned the designation of Ultra Cameo (UC), which describes the coin's remarkable amount of visual contrast between the frosted design elements and mirrored backgrounds. The proof is presented in a labeled NGC protective holder.

This 1986 Egypt Tutankhamen Gold Proof Coin belongs in your collection! Purchase the low mintage treasure from MCM now!


Year of Issue:1986
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:PF70
Designation:UC
Composition:Gold
Purity:0.900
Weight in Grams:15.4334 g
Weight in Ounces:0.4962 oz
Diameter:32 mm
Country:Egypt
Legal Tender:Egypt
Currency:Pound
Denomination:100
Mintage:7,500