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Why purchase this Brilliant Uncirculated 2020 Athenian Owl 1 oz. Silver coin?
This stunning silver bullion coin features a design honoring the Athenian Owl Tetradrachm, a silver coin minted in the ancient Greek world from c. 510 BC until c. 42 BC. The 2020 Athenian Owl coin is struck by the New Zealand Mint from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver. Obverse and reverse designs of the 39 mm diameter coin are encircled by a textured rim for easy stacking.
Design Replicating the Tetradrachm of Ancient Greece
Illustrated on the reverse is the Athenian Owl perched on a rough branch with a crescent shaped moon and olive spray in the background. Inscriptions include "1 oz. 999 FINE SILVER."
As legal tender minted for the island nation of Niue, the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II appears on the obverse. The portrait sculpted by artist Ian Rank-Broadley is surrounded by the inscriptions "ELIZABETH II," "NIUE," "TWO DOLLARS" and "2020."
Exceptional Brilliant Uncirculated Silver Coin
This 2020 Niue 1 oz. Silver Athenian Owl $2 Coin struck by the New Zealand Mint is presented in Brilliant Uncirculated (GEM BU) condition. A coin described as GEM BU is ungraded, featuring characteristics associated with a coin earning a Sheldon Scale grade of 65 or higher: a superb strike, nearly perfect surfaces and fantastic eye appeal.
This gorgeous, 1 oz. silver 2020 Athenian Owl coin inspired by the ancient Greek tetradrachm belongs in your collection! Add the stackable bullion coin to your MCM cart now!
|Year of Issue:||2020|
|Mint:||New Zealand Mint|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Athenian Owl|
Ask any group of coin enthusiasts what their favorite ancient coin to collect is, most will eagerly tell you that it is the Silver Owl Tetradrachm of Athens. This coin was well-known during Ancient times and still stands as a relic of Ancient Greece. For the collector who would like to add one to their own collection, ModernCoinMart offers many fine examples just for you!