Armenian Noah’s Ark Silver Coin

The Armenian Noah’s Ark silver coin is prized for its unique design and silver purity. This coin comes to us from the small country of Armenia, a nation rich in religious history. Continue reading to learn more about this beautiful coin.

DESIGN

Front / Obverse

The front side of this coin shows the Armenian coat of arms which features a lion and an eagle. The obverse side also shows the coin’s value in drams (Armenia’s currency) and the year the coin was minted.
Designer: Eduard Kurghinyan

Rear / Reverse

The back side of the Armenian Noah’s Ark silver coin celebrates the story of Noah’s Ark. The famous ark is shown floating on the flood waters. A dove holding an olive branch is also featured flying above.
Designer: Eduard Kurghinyan

 

HISTORY

Armenia’s culture is full of Christian heritage, as Christianity is Armenia’s official religion. In fact, Mount Ararat, where Noah’s Ark is said to have landed after the flood, is located in modern day Armenia. For these reasons, Armenia decided to celebrate this heritage by designing a silver bullion coin featuring Noah’s Ark.

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