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Why Choose This GEM 2022 Niue Tarot Cards - Hierophant Rectangular Silver Coin in OGP?
Tarot cards are used around the world in many cultures. Their original purpose was simply for games but this changed in the late 18th century. That's when the earliest records of tarot cards being used for divination date to. While they are still used for some traditional card games around the world, tarot cards are largely known in the United States for divination. This intriguing coin was issued by Niue in 2022 as part of their Tarot Cards series. This specimen was struck by the New Zealand Mint and features the Hierophant design.
Rectangular Coin with Hierophant Design
Obverse: The rectangular shape of this coin fits perfectly with the theme of the design. Since this coin was issued by Niue, the obverse displays a detailed portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. This version has been widely used and is the work of Ian Rank-Broadley. The inscriptions on this side include the face value and date. The background is filled with a pattern that one may find on the back of a tarot card.
Reverse: The Hierophant design is on this side. The central portion, which looks like the graphic portion of a tarot card, has been colorized. A "V" can be seen at the top of the design, the Hierophant is the traditional fifth card of the Tarot. The figure in the design has his eyes closed with a third eye painted on his forehead, hinting to the nature of the card.
GEM Proof in OGP
This coin is in GEM Proof condition and still in its original packaging. This includes a graphic display box with the COA information.
Order this GEM 2022 Niue Hierophant 1 oz rectangular colorized silver proof in OGP today!
This 2022 Niue Tarot Cards - The Hierophant Rectangular 1 oz Silver Colorized Proof $2 Coin OGP 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:||2022|
|Mint:||New Zealand Mint|
|Packaging:||Original Mint Packaging|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Diameter:||53 x 36 mm|
|Legal Tender:||Niue Legal Tender|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Effigy|
|Reverse Design:||The Hierophant|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Ian Rank-Broadley|