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2017 Cook Islands Shades of Nature - Hummingbird 1 oz Silver Gilt Proof $5 Coin NGC PF69 UC Early Release

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2017 Cook Islands Shades of Nature - Hummingbird 1 oz Silver Gilt Proof $5 Coin NGC PF69 UC ER

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Why buy this $5 Cook Islands 2017 Shades of Nature Hummingbird 1 oz. Colorized Gilt Silver Proof

This 1 oz. Silver 2017 $5 Cook Islands Shades of Nature Hummingbird Colorized Gilt Proof would enhance any bird-themed collection, but it would also be a nice standalone piece for anyone who has been fascinated by this unique creature. The coin was struck from .999 silver and weighs 25 g. It was struck in Germany's Mayer Mint and is part of a limited mintage of just 2,000 pieces.

Exquisite hummingbird design

The entire obverse of this coin is gilt. It features Queen Elizabeth II's portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley. Her name, "ELIZABETH II," is inscribed along the rim, along with "COOK ISLANDS" and "5 DOLLARS."

The reverse image is mostly gilt, with the exceptions being a hummingbird and a flower on which it is feeding. Several other flowers, which are gilt, are also included in the design. The inscription "SHADES OF NATURE '17" is included at the top, complete with a mirror effect of the words "SHADES" and "NATURE."

Nearly perfect Proof 69 Ultra Cameo Early Releases

The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) certified that this coin is in Ultra Cameo condition, which means that its heavily frosted devices contrast sharply with its deeply mirrored fields. NGC also graded the coin Proof 69, which means that it has at least one minuscule imperfection, but no imperfections that can be seen without magnification.

Add this Colorized Gilt Proof 2017 $5 Cook Islands 1 oz Silver Shades of Nature Hummingbird to your collection today!

Year of Issue:2017
Mint:Mayer Mint GmbH Germany
Grading Service:NGC
Release Type:Early Releases
Finish:Gilt Proof
Display Weight:1 oz
Weight in Grams:31.1032 g
Weight in Ounces:1 oz
Diameter:38.61 mm
Country:Cook Islands
Legal Tender:Cook Islands