Included certificate of authenticity lists Genesis 3:22-24, in which God banishes Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden. Obverse: Features the Raphael Maklouf likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II surrounded by the weight, purity and face value. Reverse: Inspired by Gustave Doré's illustration of "Adam and Eve Driven out of Eden" depicting an angel, with sword in right hand, pointing the way out of the Garden of Eden as Adam and Eve embark into the new wilderness.
Edge: Laser-etched serial number, from 1 to 1499, which matches the serial number found on the included certificate of authenticity. The certificate of authenticity has an antique feel that coincides nicely with both the finish of the 2 oz coin and the design subject.
Included on the certificate is an image of Gustave Doré's "Adam and Eve Driven out of Eden", showing how accurately Scottsdale Mint's creative team recreated the original artwork for this coin series. Metal:999 Fine Silver Finish: Antique Diameter: 39 mm (6mm thickness) Edge: Rimless Denomination.
NZD Year of Issue: 2016 Mintage: 1499 Weight: 2 Troy oz.