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2018 Cook Islands Meteorite Impacts - Erfoud Meteorite 1/2 oz Silver $2 Coin NGC MS70 First Release Exclusive Pacific Rim Label

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Why add this perfectly graded 2018 Erfoud Meteorite Impact Silver coin to your collection?

The fourteenth release of the Coin Invest Trust's Meteorite Impact series is dedicated to the meteorite known as Northwest Africa 6827 (NWA6827) discovered in 2008 near the Moroccan oasis town of Erfoud. Having a mintage of only 2,500, the coin is struck from 1/2 Troy oz. of.999 fine silver, copper plated to replicate the reddish color of the desert landscape of Morocco. Each uniquely struck coin includes an genuine shard of the meteorite!

Three-Dimensional Impact Crater Shape

The reverse features a dramatically sculpted meteorite impact crater created by overstriking, resulting in a randomly buckled surface with a puncture at the center, embellished by the meteorite fragment. Inscriptions include "ERFOUD METEORITE" and "NWA6827."

Ian Rank-Broadley's rendition of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II appears on the obverse, near the coin's puncture. Inscribed "ELIZABETH II," "COOK ISLANDS," "2 DOLLARS" and "2018."

First Releases Mint State 70 with Exclusive Pacific Rim Label

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) received this 2018 Cook Islands Meteorite Impacts series 1/2 oz. silver coin featuring the Erfoud Meteorite for grading within the first thirty days of its release date and determined it to be in impeccable Mint State 70 condition. Certified First Releases, the flawless copper plated $2 coin is sealed in a NGC holder accompanied by a grading label designed exclusively for ModernCoinMart depicting colorful Pacific Rim photography.

Don't miss your chance to add this low mintage 1/2 oz. Silver coin commemorating the Erfoud Meteorite strike to your collection!

Year of Issue:2018
Mint:Mayer Mint GmbH Germany
Grading Service:NGC
Release Type:First Releases
Finish:Mint State
Label/Signature:Exclusive Pacific Rim Label
Display Weight:1/2 oz
Weight in Grams:15.5517 g
Weight in Ounces:0.5 oz
Diameter:38.61 mm
Country:Cook Islands
Legal Tender:Cook Islands
Obverse Design:Queen Elizabeth II Portrait
Reverse Design:Erfoud Impact with Meteorite Fragment