Why Buy This PF70 Early Releases 2016 Cook Islands $2 Silver Proof Great Tea Race of 1866 Coin?
2016 is the 150th anniversary of the Great Tea Race of 1866. This race took place over 3 months at sea, but the winning ship finished just a few minutes ahead. The 2nd place ship could actually be seen behind it. Mintage of this coin is limited to 2,500 pieces. It’s made of 8 g of .999 fine silver and was struck by Mayer Mint.
Since this coin was issued for the Cook Islands, the obverse shows Queen Elizabeth II. The reverse depicts the end of the race and both ships can be seen in this design.
This coin was submitted to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) within 30 days of its release date, which is why it was given the Early Releases designation. Since this coin is flawless and it displays a high level of visual contrast, it was awarded the grade of Proof 70 and the Ultra Cameo designation.
Don’t miss out, order this NGC PF70 UC Early Releases 2016 Cook Islands Great Tea Race of 1866 $2 silver proof while it’s available!
|Year of Issue:||2016|
|Weight in Grams:||8 g|