APMEX, Inc. is excited to announce the second 2019 coin release Scottsdale Mint’s famed Biblical Series is now available to order.
The Scottsdale Mint Biblical Coin Series highlights stories from the Bible, including the ascension of Christ, the Ten Commandments or David & Goliath. This second release of 2019, and the 26th overall in the series, focuses on the story of Roman soldiers placing a crown of thorns on Jesus’ head prior to his crucifixion.
Similar to previous releases in the series, this 2 oz coin contains .999 fine Silver and features an antique finish with a high relief, rimless design. The obverse features the Raphael Maklouf-designed likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II surrounded by the coin’s weight, face value, and purity. The edge is engraved with the unique serial number given to each coin, from 1 to 1499.
Each 2 oz Silver Crown of Thorns coin comes with a certificate of authenticity, listing the coin’s specifications along with the biblical verses from the book of John that Gustave Doré used as his inspiration for his 1866 wood-engraved scene, The Crown of Thorns. An image Doré’s artwork used as a basis for the design is also featured on the certificate.
This beautiful Silver Crown of Thorns coin is now available for purchase to start or continue any Biblical Series collection. You can shop this new release, and all previous issues, today at APMEX.
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About APMEX, Inc.
For more than 15 years, APMEX has been one of the nation’s largest Precious Metals e-retailers. In 2017, APMEX was ranked the #1 Specialty E-Retailer and #45 out of 500 e-retailers by Internet Retailer Magazine. APMEX has the largest selection of bullion and numismatic items provided by a retailer, boasting more than 10,000 products and shipping to all 50 U.S. states and Washington D.C. with 4.9 APMEX reviews rating from Shopper APPROVED. Product offerings include all U.S. Mint bullion such as Gold, Silver and Platinum American Eagle coins. APMEX also sells products from leading mints around the world including The Royal Mint, Perth Mint, Royal Canadian Mint and many others. APMEX is a member of the American Numismatic Association (ANA), the International Precious Metals Institute and the Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA).For additional information, visit www.APMEX.com or call (800) 375-9006.