Oct 9, 2011

Taj Mahal Gold Coin

Presenting the Taj Mahal Gold Coin, first-ever gold Proof coin issued under the authority of the Monnaie de Paris commemorating the unsurpassed beauty that is the Taj Mahal. Great collector excitement always accompanies limited edition coins and the extremely low mintage of just 1,000 coins for the 1-ounce gold coins worldwide makes this Taj Mahal gold coin destined for a complete sell-out. As of November 2, 85% of total have already been sold!

Taj mahal

The Taj Mahal gold coin reverse features a magnificent sculptured image of The Taj Mahal viewed from the famous tree lined pool with the initials RF standing for the Republic of France as the official issuing monetary authority.

The Taj Mahal holds the distinction of being one of the Seven Wonders of the World built by man and is a white marble tribute built by the Mogul emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th century. The best architects designed this joyous building, built by the most skilled workers and artisans from Persia, Europe and the Ottoman Empire.

The obverse of the Taj Mahal Gold Coin depicts the official designation of this coin as legal tender with a face value of 200 Euros and the UNESCO logo. UNESCO is a worldwide organization of nations dedicated to promote education through the sciences and cultural heritage throughout the world.

Technical Specifications:

Metal: Gold 999.99
Quality: Proof
Weight: 31.104 gm
Diameter: 37 mm
Mintage: 1,000
Artist: Atelier de Gravure
Europe price VAT included : € 1,490.00
Item can be viewed at Monnaie de Paris and Franklin Mint.