Why should you add this Proof 70 2016 Cook Islands $20 1/10 oz. Proof Gold Brexit to your collection?
If you watch the news or keep an eye on social media, you probably have heard of Great Britain's exit from the European Union. Dubbed "Brexit," a mash-up of the words "Britain" and "exit," this exit was approved on June 23rd, when over 17 million people voted for Great Britain to separate from the Union. To commemorate this historic change, a stunning 1/10 oz. .9999 fine gold coin has been struck! Legal tender of the Cook Islands, this coin bears a denomination of $20 and features a stunning Colorized Proof design. Specialized BGM (Big Gold Minting) technology was used to increase the size of this coin. It has a diameter of 26mm, nearly double the size of most 1/10 oz. gold coins!
What is the design on this 1/10 oz. gold Brexit commemorative?
This stunning gold coin was struck with a sharp colorized design of a map of Europe, focused on Great Britain. The ocean serves as the field of the design, and sport an incredible mirrored finish. Great Britain is colorized, showing an overlay of the Union Jack, Great Britain's flag. To the left, the date "June 23, 2016" is inscribed, with an arrow pointing up towards the text "Brexit."
What does the grade Proof 70 Ultra Cameo mean?
This stunning coin was certified by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) where it was graded Proof 70 Ultra Cameo. This is the highest grade that a proof coin can get, and it means the coin is in perfect condition. Early Releases is a designation assigned by NGC denoting the fact that the coin was graded by NGC within 30 days of its release.
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|Year of Issue:||2016|
|Weight in Grams:||3.11 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1/10 oz|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
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