Second coin of the series Imperial Art presents the art and architecture of ancient Egypt. Ancient Egypt was one of the earliest, longest-lasting and most powerful civilizations in world history. It is famous for astounding achievements in the whole gamut of spheres, including engineering, medicine, statecraft and monumental architecture. A citrine insert enriching its surface symbolizes golden desert sand – a silent witness of bygone Egyptian civilization.
Reverse: Sphinx of the avenue of sphinxes from the Serapeum at Saqqara, now the Louvre Museum. Pyramid of Cheops - Description de l'Egypte. Gate Temple of Khonsu - Description de l'Egypte. Osiris statues in front of the Temple of Hatshepsut. The gate of the picture Edward Poynter Israel in Egypt.
Obverse: Temple of Isis at Philae. Queen Elizabeth II, embodies the largest empire in history - the British Empire.