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Why purchase this GEM Proof 2019 1 oz. Silver coin commemorating Jesus' life in Nazareth?
The In the Footsteps of Jesus series issued by the nation of Niue traces the life of Jesus, highlighting locations of biblical significance. This second release of the series, struck from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver, focuses on Jesus' youth in the city of Nazareth, where he worked as a carpenter. The proof coin features an inlaid capsule containing a genuine sliver of olive wood sourced directly from the historic city! Mintage is limited to only 2,000 coins.
A Moment in the Life of Jesus
The reverse illustrates a young Jesus hard at work shaving a plank of wood in his father Joseph's carpentry shop, with the encapsulated shard of wood at right. "NAZARETH" is inscribed above.
Ian Rank-Broadley's sculpted likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is featured on the obverse, in a field of lines which draws the eye to the wood fragment. The inscription "NIUE 2019 2 DOLLARS 1OZ .999 SILVER" curves beneath.
Stunning GEM Proof Coin in Original Mint Packaging
This 2019 Niue In the Footsteps of Jesus series Silver Proof coin featuring authentic olive wood shards from Nazareth is ungraded, considered to be in GEM Proof condition. The 1 oz. silver coin is beautifully struck, featuring dramatic proof quality surfaces with fantastic eye appeal. The coin is encapsulated and presented in a black display case with a themed Certificate of Authenticity.
Add this second release of the In the Footsteps of Jesus series to your collection today!
This 2019 Niue $2 1 oz Silver In the Footsteps of Jesus - Nazareth Proof Coin GEM Proof is proudly minted by the New Zealand Mint. The New Zealand Mint, a private mint established in 1967, releases many licensed products, including Star Wars, Harry Potter, and DC themed coins.
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Mint:||New Zealand Mint|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Jesus the Carpenter|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Ian Rank-Broadley|