2019 Benin 5 Ounce Garden of Eden Adam & Eve High Relief Antique Finish Silver Coin


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This high relief stunner is dedicated to one of the most broadly known stories in all of Christianity, Adam and Eve and the Garden of Eden.  Adam and Eve were seduced by the snake into eating the apple, but here at Art in Coins, we want to tempt your resolve with this incredible 5 Ounce .999 silver coin that captivates with exceptional detail and storytelling.

This amazing commemorative piece is an instant family heirloom collectible.


Rimless design
Antique Finish
5 Ounces .999 fine silver
Super low 750 mintage
Fantastic thematic presentation packaging


The Garden of Eden or Paradise, is the biblical “garden of God”, described most notably in the Book of Genesis chapters 2 and 3, and also in the Book of Ezekiel. Genesis 13:10 refers to the “garden of God” (not called Eden by name), and the “trees of the garden” are mentioned in Ezekiel 31. The Book of Zechariah and the Book of Psalms also refer to trees and water in relation to the temple without explicitly mentioning Eden. Traditionally, scholars favored deriving the name “Eden” from the Akkadian edinnu, derived from a Sumerian word edin meaning “plain” or “steppe”. Chaim Cohen, however, writes that Eden is more closely related to an Aramaic root word meaning “fruitful, well-watered”. Another interpretation associates the name “Eden” with a Hebrew word for “pleasure”; thus the Douay-Rheims Bible in Genesis 2:8 has the wording “And the Lord God had planted a paradise of pleasure” (rather than “a garden in Eden”). The Hebrew term is translated “pleasure” in Sarah’s secret saying in Genesis.


Year: 2019
Grade: High Relief, Antique Finish
Denomination: 5,000 Francs CFA
Metal Content: 5 Troy Ounces
Purity: .999
Mintage: 999
Issuer: Benin
Diameter: 60 mm

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