2 Dollars - Elizabeth II Death of Abel

Features

Issuer Niue
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2017
Value 2 Dollars
2 NZD = USD 1.13
Currency Dollar of New Zealand (1987-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 62.206 g
Diameter 37 mm
Thickness 7 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Number N# 127161
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)

Commemorative issue

Biblical series

Obverse

Crowned bust of Elizabeth II to right above date.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2016 2oz 999 FINE SILVER

Engraver: Raphael David Maklouf

Raphael David Maklouf is a sculptor, best known for designing the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II used on the coins of many Commonwealth nations. Maklouf was born in Jerusalem emigrating with his family to the United Kingdom after the Second World War. He attended the Camberwell School of Art until 1958, afterward becoming an academic lecturer for ten years. He was made an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1979. Raphael Maklouf was born to a Jewish family. His father is Samuel Maklouf, born in Safed, Raphael Makouf's mother is Leonie Maklouf.

Reverse

Cain after killing Abel.

Script: Latin

Lettering: THE DEATH OF ABEL

Mint

Scottsdale Mint, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Comments

18th overall design release in the Biblical Series.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2017  1 499 Antique Finish

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