The 2020 100 Gram Gold Proof Taj Mahal $50 Coin from the Solomon Islands.
The 4-layer coin has a deep relief, giving it a stunning 3D-effect.
Containing 3.215 oz of .999 fine gold, this stunning gold reverse proof coin is number 18 of only 25 coins issued and has a face value of $50.
The coin also has edge numbering with its issue number "18/25".
The production of the Taj Mahal was commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1632 and houses the tomb of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
Construction of the plinth and tomb took around 12 years to complete while the remaining section took an extra 10 years.
Nowadays, the Taj Mahal is regularly listed in lists of the 'Wonders of the World', including the new 7 'Wonders of the World'.
The obverse features Ian Rank-Broadley's portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II and the inscription:
ELIZABETH II • SOLOMON ISLANDS • 100g • $50 • Au 999
The reverse features a spectacular rendition of the ceiling of the Taj Mahal.
|Weight / Size||100 Gram|
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||3.215|
|Fineness / Carat||0.999 / 24|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Issuing Monarch||Elizabeth II (1952 - Date)|
|Mint / Brand||Unknown|
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