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Why add this 2017 Pumpkin Shaped Jack-O-Lantern 1 oz. Colorized Silver GEM Proof coin to your collection?
This incredible Pumpkin Shaped Proof celebrates the Jack-O-Lantern! It is believed that the custom of carving faces into pumpkins originated in Ireland to ward off evil spirits during the festival of Samhain when supernatural beings roamed the Earth. This commemorative proof is struck by the Mayer Mint in Germany for issue by the Cook Islands from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver, measuring 38.61 mm in diameter. Total mintage of the impressive Pumpkin Shaped Proof coin is limited to just 999 pieces.
Dramatic Three-Dimensional Pumpkin Shape Embellished with Vibrant Color
The reverse depicts a traditional pumpkin, featuring high relief ribbed texture, with the face of a jack-o-lantern sharply carved into it. The pumpkin is colorized with brilliant varying shades of orange, contrasted against black facial features and stem.
The obverse is adorned with a stunning antiqued portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II created by sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley, encircled by the inscriptions "ELIZABETH II," "5 DOLLARS," "COOK ISLANDS" and "2017."
Delightful GEM Proof Coin
This beautifully struck 2017 Cook Islands 1 oz. silver GEM Proof coin featuring a Jack-O-Lantern will exhibit outstanding engraved details and finishes. The ungraded high relief Pumpkin Shaped colorized proof will possess the surface and strike quality of a coin graded 65 or higher on the Sheldon Scale.
Treat yourself to this low mintage, Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin Shaped 1 oz. silver coin! Purchase the fall themed colorized proof from MCM today!
|Year of Issue:||2017|
|Mint:||Mayer Mint GmbH Germany|
|Finish:||Antiqued Colorized Proof|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Legal Tender:||Cook Islands|
|Reverse Design:||Pumpkin Details|
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