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Why add the 2018 Cook Islands Historical Maps - Universalis Cosmographia Foil Note 30g Silver Prooflike $5 Coin GEM Prooflike OMP to your collection?
This 2018 Cook Islands Historical Maps - Universalis Cosmographia Foil Note 30g Silver Prooflike $5 Coin is available in GEM Prooflike condition with the Original Mint Packaging. It was struck by the artisans at Germany's famed Mayer Mint on behalf of the Cook Islands, using the Mint's innovative Smartminting technology. This was struck on a .999 fine silver foil weighing a full 30g actual silver weight. The mintage is 1500 units to satisfy worldwide demand. The truly impressive thing to note about this piece is the 20 x 15 cm size struck in fine silver.
Stunning Historic Design
The reverse of this foil note features the Martin Universalis Cosmographia which is thought to be the first map featuring the name "America" for the then recently discovered New World. The map was designed by Martin Waldseemüller, a German cartographer. The original map was published in April 1507. The obverse of this foil features the timeless Ian Rank-Broadley designed portrait of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.
Gem Prooflike featuring the Original Mint Packaging
The Original Mint Packaging is an ornate cardboard sleeve with a cardboard matt suitable for framing. The devices of the design appear frosty with the fields and other elements appearing highly reflective.
Add this 2018 Cook Islands Historical Maps - Universalis Cosmographia Foil Note 30g Silver Gem Prooflike $5 Coin featuring the Original Mint Packaging to your ModernCoinMart order today.
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Mint:||Mayer Mint GmbH Germany|
|Packaging:||Original Government Packaging|
|Display Weight:||30 g|
|Weight in Grams:||30 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.9645 oz|
|Diameter:||200 x 150 mm|
|Legal Tender:||Cook Islands|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Universalis Cosmographia Details|
One innovation that caused widespread ripples and collector excitement in the hobby over the last few years has been the advent of the foil note. These offerings are a great way to own precious metals due to their unique characteristics, lower price point and strong collector interest in the various subjects depicted on the foils.