Why purchase this perfectly graded 2017 Chergach Meteorite Strike Gilded Silver coin?
Coin Invest Trust's thirteenth coin with a genuine meteorite embellishment features the Chergach meteorite, which made landfall near Timbuktu in July 2007. Fully gilded to suggest the desert terrain of the impact, the coin is struck in amazing high relief from 1/2 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver. Mintage of the 38.61 mm diameter coin issued by the Cook Islands is limited to 2,500.
Spectacular Meteorite Strike Crater
The reverse is concave, formed in the irregular shape and texture of a meteorite impact, with a breakthrough hole at the center and a sliver of the Chergach meteorite affixed to the wall of the crater. Inscribed "CHERGACH METEORITE," along with the geographical coordinates of the impact site.
The convex surface of the reverse features a jagged puncture at the center, with sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley's portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II near the left edge. Inscriptions include "ELIZABETH II," "COOK ISLANDS," "2 DOLLARS" and "2017."
Flawless Mint State 70 with Exclusive Pacific Rim Label
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has graded this 1/2 oz. Gilt Silver 2017 Cook Islands Meteorite Impacts series coin featuring the Chergach Meteorite Strike a perfect Mint State 70. The proof's flawless condition is protected by an NGC holder accompanied by ModernCoinMart's exclusive Pacific Rim design label, certified Early Releases, for submission to NGC for grading within the first thirty days of release.
The 2017 Silver Chergach Meteorite Strike gilded coin will make an exciting impact on your collection!
|Year of Issue:||2017|
|Mint:||Mayer Mint GmbH Germany|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Label/Signature:||Exclusive Pacific Rim Label|
|Display Weight:||1/2 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||15.5517 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.5 oz|
|Legal Tender:||Cook Islands|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Chergach Impact with Meteor Fragment|