"Moses and the Ten Commandments"
Israel's "Biblical Art" Miniature Coin Series
2007 / 5767
The 2nd Coin in the "Biblical Art" Miniature Series
The Torah, the most valued treasure of the Jewish People, was given to us through the prophet Moses. The coin conveys the glory and majesty of this holy event.
Moses in Revelation at Mt. Sinai, his face toward the Divine Presence and his arms embracing the Tablets of the Law on which are written the first words of the Ten Commandments.
The denomination "1" with "New Sheqel". The year of issue "5767/2007" and the word "Israel" in Hebrew, English and Arabic. The inscription, "Moses and the Ten Commandments, EXOD. 20.34" in Hebrew and English. The Tablets of Law with the first words of the Ten Commandments in ancient script at the left. The State Emblem above.
Actual gold weight: 1/25th oz. encapsulated and housed in a custom display case from the Bank of Israel
Proof: A coin which was made with special care. The coins are struck using polished dies. The planchets are specially selected and polished. The coins exhibit a mirror-like surface in the fields and a frosted appearance on the raised points of the coin. A small Hebrew 'mem' mintmark is struck on the "Moses" coin below the date.
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