Mongolia 2008 500 Togrog – New 7 World Wonders – Petra – 25g Silver Coin. LOW mintage limit, only 2,500!! Coin in capsule+Certificate of Authenticity. Famous for having many giant stone structures carved into the sandstone rock. The site was revealed to the Western world by the Swiss explorer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt in 1812, but remained accessible only to Europeans until after World War I. The origin of the historical idea of the Seven Wonders of the World dates back to Herodotus (484425 BC) who made a list which included the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes and the Lighthouse of Alexandria. Only the Great Pyramid of Giza is still standing. The other six were destroyed by an earthquake, fire or other reasons. In 2001, the New 7 Wonders Foundation carried out a voting for new wonders. Everybody can decide and vote for what the New Seven Wonders should be and not only some governments or institutions, so the initiator Bernhard Weber. On 07.07.2007, out of 200 candidates selected by over 100 million, the results were announced at a ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal as the New Seven Wonders of the World Reverse Design The reverse depicts the The Petra. The Statues is finely engraved into the background of the coin, while the surroundings offset themselves against the silver proof background, due to the applied color. The image is very detailed and beautifully designed. Obverse Design The front of the coin depicts the South Sea Island of Palaus coat of arms a sea god with a mermaid and a boat typical of Oceania. Nice Authentic add to your collection. We are established and guarantee the authenticity of the products we sell. We have our inventory of precious metals bought only from reputable mints. Please consider your fair Feedback. Let us know if you need this overnight. We will do our best to accommodate your request. Fast shiiping will take 3-4 days(extra charge). For damaged items, please save all outside and inside packaging and wrapping for inspection by the Post Office. Return item must be sent within 14 days after it has been received. We will do our best to satisfy our customers. Fell free to contact if you have any questions. Auctiva Free Image Hosting. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “Mongolia 2008 500 Togrog New 7 World Wonders Petra 25g Silver Coin” is in sale since Sunday, August 26, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Asia\Other Asian Coins”. The seller is “worldancient” and is located in Etobicoke, Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Year: 2008
- Composition: Silver