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2018 Cook Islands Shades of Nature - Sungazer Lizard 25 g Silver Gilt Proof $5 Coin GEM Proof in its Original Government Packaging

2018 Cook Islands Shades of Nature - Sungazer Lizard 25 g Silver Gilt Proof $5 Coin GEM Proof OGP
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Why should you place this Proof 2018 Shades of Nature - Sungazer Lizard 25 g Silver Coin in your cart today?

The Cook Islands released the fifth issue from the Shades of Nature series in 2018, with the coin featuring the sungazer or giant girdled lizard. The series is unique as it is a silver gilt coin that features the impressive technology of high relief smartminting(C), ensuring a visually impactful piece. The coin is struck from 25 grams of .999 fine silver and has a total mintage of 2,000 coins issued worldwide.

Depicting the giant girdled lizard

Created by Ian Rank-Broadley, the reverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.

The sungazer lizard is native to South Africa and is the focal point of the reverse. The lizard can be seen with a raised head and is pictured with a collection of foliage.

In original GEM Proof condition

This coin, although ungraded, is certified as GEM Proof, this means that the coin is in original Mint condition and is a visually striking piece. The coin is encapsulated and presented in the original Mint packaging, themed after the Shades of Nature collection.

Add this 2018 Shades of Nature - Sungazer Lizard 25 g Silver Coin to your collection now!

This 2018 Cook Islands Shades of Nature - Sungazer Lizard 25 g Silver Gilt Proof $5 Coin GEM Proof OGP is proudly minted by the Mayer Mint GmbH Germany. The Mayer Mint produces medallions and commemorative coinage made of gold, silver, and other precious metals, for a variety of countries.

Year of Issue:2018
Mint:Mayer Mint GmbH Germany
Grading Service:Uncertified
Grade:GEM Proof
Finish:Gilt Proof
Packaging:Original Government Packaging
Display Weight:25 g
Weight in Grams:25 g
Weight in Ounces:0.8038 oz
Diameter:38.61 mm
Country:Cook Islands
Legal Tender:Cook Islands
Obverse Design:Queen Elizabeth II Portrait
Reverse Design:Sungazer Lizard
Obverse Designer/Engraver:Ian Rank-Broadley
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