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Why purchase this Republic of Benin 2017 Colorized Source of Life 1 oz. Silver Prooflike coin?
This magnificent colorized prooflike coin is minted for issue by the African Republic of Benin in honor of the Sun, the center of our solar system and the source of all life on Earth. The sun's realistic image is created by layering digital black color over gold plating. Having a mintage limited to 2,000, the prooflike coin measures 40 mm in diameter, struck from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver.
Brilliantly colorized image
The reverse features a spectacular image of the sun in the center, ablaze with vibrant orange and red color, framed by the high contrast black void of space. Inscriptions include "SOURCE OF LIFE," "2017" and "1 OZ .999 FINE SILVER."
The coat of arms of Benin is depicted on the reverse, portraying two leopards rampant supporting a shield and a pair of cornucopia, with the motto "FRATERNITÁ, JUSTICE, TRAVAIL" meaning "Brotherhood, Justice, Work" below. Additionally inscribed "REPUBLIQUE DU BENIN" and "1000 FRANCS CFA."
Graded Prooflike 69 by NGC
This 2017 Republic of Benin Source of Life 1000 Franc Colorized 1 oz. Silver Coin exhibits a remarkable highly polished prooflike finish contrasted with vibrant colorization, and is graded a virtually flawless Prooflike 69 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). Submitted for grading within the first thirty days of release, the beautiful, superbly struck coin includes the Early Releases designation.
Don't delay, add this remarkable 2017 Source of Life Colorized Prooflike Silver coin to your collection today!
|Year of Issue:||2017|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Country:||Republic of Benin|
|Legal Tender:||Republic of Benin|
|Obverse Design:||Republic of Benin emblem|
|Reverse Design:||Close-up of the sun|