These 2015 1 Troy Ounce Silver bullion coins from the Republic of Armenia commemorates the Biblical story of Noah's Ark. In the story of Noah's Ark God sent a great flood to destroy the earth but spared Noah, his family, and two of each animal in a the giant Ark that Noah built. The Ark is shown floating on the waters of the flood with Mt. Ararat, the supposed location of the Ark, in the background. The Dove that Noah sent out to find land is featured in the foreground. The other side of the coin displays the official seal of the Republic of Armenia. The coins are minted by the Leipzig Precious Metals Factory, a high-tech mint located in Germany.
The Noah´s Ark coin is the first investment grade bullion coin issued by the Central Bank of Armenia. These coins are legal tender in the Republic of Armenia at nominal value. The design on the coin depicts a dove in flight with an olive branch and Noah’s Ark floating on flood waters in front of Mount Ararat and the rising sun. The story of Noah´s Ark and the Great Flood is well recognized around the world. Noah´s Ark is the most meaningful symbol in Armenian history. The Noah´s Ark investment coin will widely promote recognition of Armenia's ancient history and cultural values.
Denomination 500 Drams
Weight 1 Troy Ounce
Diameter 38.6 mm
Edge Treatment Reeded