Why order this Republic of Benin 2017 1 oz Silver Source of Life Colorized Proof?
This Colorized Proof 2017 Republic of Benin 1 oz Silver Source of Life is a great choice for collectors who are interested in astronomy and biology, as the design celebrates a body that is important in both. The coin bears gold plating that accentuates the heat of the sun and has layered digital black printing to bring out the brightness of the image. This coin, which was struck from .999 fine silver, is part of a limited mintage of only 2,000 pieces.
Vibrant sun design
On the obverse is Benin's coat of arms. The arms consist of a shield that is supported by two leopards. The shield is divided into quadrants, each of which bears a national symbol. Two horns are at the top, and a French inscription that translates to "Brotherhood, Justice, Work" is included at the bottom.
At the center of the reverse is the fiery sun in a vibrant mix orange and red. Around it is a dark ring, just the beginning of the vast space around it. "SOURCE OF LIFE" arches over the image.
Perfect Prooflike 70 Early Releases
This coin earned the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation's (NGC) highest grade, Proof-like 70. "Prooflike" means that a coin is highly polished to the point that it looks similar to a proof, while "70" means that a coin is in perfect condition as seen under 5x magnification.
Don't miss your chance to own this 1 oz Silver 2017 Republic of Benin Colorized Proof Source of Life.
|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|