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2018 Cook Islands Shades of Nature - Sungazer Lizard 25 g Silver Gilt Proof $5 Coin NGC PF69 UC Early Release Exclusive Pacific Rim Label

2018 Cook Islands Shades of Nature - Sungazer Lizard 25 g Silver Gilt Proof $5 Coin NGC PF69 UC ER Exclusive Pacific Rim Label
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Why should you order this Proof 2018 Shades of Nature - Sungazer Lizard 25g Silver Gilt $5 Coin for your collection?

This silver-gilt coin was struck for the Cook Islands in 2018 and stands as the fifth release from their Shades of Nature coin series and features the sungazer or giant girdled lizard. The series is popular as it features the impressive technology of High Relief Smartminting(C), which creates a visually stunning piece. The coin is struck from 25 grams of .999 pure silver and has a limited mintage of 2,000 coins released worldwide.

Featuring the South African sungazer lizard

Created by Ian Rank-Broadley in 1998, the obverse features the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. Surrounding the design is inscriptions that read, "ELIZABETH II," "COOK ISLANDS" and the legal tender value of the coin.

The reverse depicts a single sungazer lizard featured beside different foliage.

Receiving the nearly perfect grade of Proof 69 Ultra Cameo

Graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) in the first month of its release, this silver coin was certified as Proof 69 (PF69) Ultra Cameo (UC). PF69 UC is used to describe a well-struck, visually appealing coin with only minimal imperfections. The coin is encapsulated and presented with an exclusive Pacific Rim Label.

Purchase this 2018 Shades of Nature - Sungazer Lizard 25g Silver Gilt $5 Coin now!


Year of Issue:2018
Mint:Mayer Mint GmbH Germany
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:PF69
Designation:UC
Release Type:Early Releases
Finish:Gilt Proof
Label/Signature:Exclusive Pacific Rim Label
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.999
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
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:5
Mintage:2,000
Obverse Design:Queen Elizabeth II Portrait
Reverse Design:Sungazer Lizard
Reverse Designer/Engraver:Ian Rank-Broadley