With this stunning shaped coin, CIT continues a concept first seen in 2021, the Egyptian Scarab. Whereas the first coins represented King Tutankhamun and King Ramses II, respectively th2023 edition honours Cheops!!
Khufu, best known by his Greek name Cheops, was the 2nd pharaoh of the 4th Dynasty, ruling during the 3rd millennium BC. He began work on the Great Pyramid of Giza almost immediately after assuming the throne and it is him that we can consider as creator of one of the Ancient Wonders of the World.
Thanks to the enhanced smartminting® technology this is a numismatic piece of art, in a 1oz silver ultra-high relief with a dazzling red crystal. It is decorated with two names of Cheops in hieroglyph style - his own individual name and his title as a Pharaoh.