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Why order this Prooflike 2017 $1 Cook Islands Famous Skylines Sydney 5 g Silver Foil Note?
This Prooflike 5 g Silver 2017 $1 Cook Islands Famous Skylines Sydney Foil Note is a beautiful choice for collectors who like to travel, as well as those looking for a unique piece well outside the mold of traditional coins. One of just 5,000 pieces of its kind, it was manufactured from .999 fine silver at the Mayer Mint in Germany and is part of the Famous Skylines collection.
Stunning Sydney Skyline Design
Queen Elizabeth II's portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley is at the center of the obverse. To the left are the inscriptions "ELIZABETH II" and "1 DOLLAR," while "COOK ISLANDS" and, again, "1 DOLLAR," are inscribed on the right. Also included are foil details and a certificate of authenticity.
AMP Tower features prominently in the foreground of the reverse, giving the holder a clear view of the landmark. Two other Sydney landmark are clearly identifiable as well, the Sydney Opera House on the left and Harbor Bridge on the right. Also included are several of the city's skyscrapers. "SYDNEY" is inscribed on the right next to a map of the Pacific Rim, while "SKYLINE DOLLAR" is inscribed on the left.
Perfect PMG Gem Unc 70 Early Releases
Paper Money Grading (PMG) determined that this foil is in flawless condition as seen under 5x magnification. Accordingly, they gave it their second highest grade, GEM Uncirculated 70.
Add this $1 Cook Islands 2017 Prooflike 5 g Silver Famous Skylines Sydney Foil Note to your collection today.
|Year of Issue:||2017|
|Mint:||Mayer Mint GmbH Germany|
|Grade:||Gem Unc 70|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Display Weight:||5 g|
|Weight in Grams:||5 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.1608 oz|
|Diameter:||70 x 150 mm|
|Legal Tender:||Cook Islands|
One innovation that caused widespread ripples and collector excitement in the hobby over the last few years has been the advent of the foil note. These offerings are a great way to own precious metals due to their unique characteristics, lower price point and strong collector interest in the various subjects depicted on the foils.