3.6 gm. pure gold insert features a vibrant hologram of the majestic Taj Mahal flashing a multitude of colors -- subtle pinks, mystic silver-gray, a tinge of blue, etc. Only 3,000 of these 10,000 Riels coins have been issued, including presentation box and Certificate of Authenticity. Coin has dual dates in special latent design.
Taj Mahal, meaning “Chosen one of the Palace” is the burial place of the beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan; she died in childbirth in 1631. Construction began in the following year, and the entire complex took more than 20,000 workers 22 years to complete.