Queen Nefertiti on Chad Coin

24 Mar 2022  Thu

The Scottsdale Mint released a new 5-ounce silver 3,000 francs coin in the Egyptian Relic series for the African country of Chad.

Egyptian Queen Nefertiti was a great royal wife of Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten. The coin features a “rimless” design and is 11.8 millimeters thick, replicating a hand-carved Egyptian relic. It comes in a hand-brushed rough antique Proof finish with a unique incuse design.

The obverse features Nefertiti appear against a background with Egyptian hieroglyphs. The national crest of the Republic of Chad with a shield in the center, a lion on the right, and a goat on the left is depicted on the reverse. Other inscriptions include the national motto, “Unite Travail Progres”, the face value, year of issue, weight, metal content, and purity.

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