1 OZ SILVER 2022 COOK ISLANDS LEGACY OF THE PHARAOHS UHR PROOF
Featured on the reverse are three Pharaohs, Akhenaten, Thutmosis III and Sobekneferu (the first female Pharaoh), are depicted in a forward facing pose wearing ornate headdresses. The field above is adorned with the inscription “LEGACY OF THE PHARAOHS,” which overlaps hieroglyphs borrowed from the “Stele of Revealing,” an ancient Egyptian artifact housed in the Boulak Museum in Cairo.
The obverse features an aerial view of the three great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure, surrounded by the tombs of the Giza Pyramid complex. A right facing portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, along with the inscriptions “ELIZABETH II,” “5 DOLLARS,” “COOK ISLANDS” and “2022,” is set in a domed circular frame below the pyramids.