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2018 Cook Islands Shades of Nature - Sungazer Lizard 1 oz Silver Gilt Proof $5 Coin NGC PF70 UC Early Release Exclusive Pacific Rim Label

2018 Cook Islands Shades of Nature - Sungazer Lizard 1 oz Silver Gilt Proof $5 Coin NGC PF70 UC ER Exclusive Pacific Rim Label
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Why should you purchase this 2018 Proof Shades of Nature - Sungazer Lizard 1 oz. Silver Gilt Coin for your collection?

Released by Cook Islands, this coin is the fifth release from the Shades of Nature Series and features the sungazer lizard native to South Africa. The series is unique as it is a silver gilt coin that features the eye-catching technology of High Relief Smartminting(C) and is struck from 25 grams of .925 pure silver and has a worldwide limited mintage of 2,000 coins released.

Featuring the South African sungazer lizard

The obverse features an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II created by Ian Rank-Broadley and introduced in 1998. The obverse is inscribed with the coins legal tender value, country of release and "ELIZABETH II."

The reverse features a sungazer or giant girdled lizard backed by numerous foliage.

Graded Proof 70 UC by NGC

This silver coin was graded in the first month of its release by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and achieved the certification of Proof 70 (PF70) Ultra Cameo (UC), this means that the coin is well-struck, visually striking and without any fault even at 5x magnification. The coin is encapsulated and presented with a Pacific Rim Label exclusive to MCM.

Purchase your 2018 Proof Shades of Nature - Sungazer Lizard 1 oz. Silver Gilt Coin today!


Year of Issue:2018
Mint:Mayer Mint GmbH Germany
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:PF70
Designation:UC
Release Type:Early Releases
Finish:Gilt Proof
Label/Signature:Exclusive Pacific Rim Label
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.999
Display Weight:1 oz
Weight in Grams:31.1035 g
Weight in Ounces:1 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