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2021 Cook Islands Terracotta Warriors Ultra High Relief 1/2 g Gold Proof $5 Coin GEM Proof in its Original Government Packaging

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Why purchase this 2021 Terracotta Warriors Ultra High Relief 1/2 gram gold proof coin?

A grand Terracotta Army of over 8,000 warriors was built in the late third century to serve as the afterlife guard of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. Established as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987, the astounding discovery of the army was made in 1974, remarkably, by a few local farmers with the purpose of digging a well almost a mile away from the emperor's tomb mound. This beautiful gold coin issued by the Cook Islands is a celebration of the history-making find.

  • This 2021 Terracotta Warriors coin is struck from 1/2 gram of .9999 fine gold by the Mayer Mint.
  • The coin measures 11 mm in diameter, featuring a gorgeous proof finish.
  • The coin's ultra high relief design is a result of CIT's enhanced smartminting technology.
  • Mintage is limited to 5,000 coins.

Magnificent Homage to the Terracotta Warriors

Obverse: The likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II appears on the obverse, encircled by the inscriptions "ELIZABETH II," "5 DOLLARS," "COOK ISLANDS" and "2021." This effigy, known as the fourth definitive coinage portrait, was crafted by acclaimed British sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley in 1998.

Reverse: The reverse features a representation of two of the Terracotta Warriors. Each solder is unique, featuring differing facial characteristics, elaborate hairstyles and type of uniform. The inscription "TERRACOTTA WARRIORS" curves above.

Impressive GEM Proof Coin in Original Mint Packaging

This 2021 Cook Islands 1/2 gram gold Terracotta Warriors ultra high relief proof coin is presented in its original Mint capsule, in ungraded GEM Proof condition. The coin will arrive with a Mint issued Certificate of Authenticity.

This 1/2 gram gold ultra high relief 2021 dated coin honoring the discovery of the Terracotta Warriors will be a treasured addition to your collection!

This 2021 Cook Islands Terracotta Warriors Ultra High Relief 1/2 g Gold Proof $5 Coin GEM Proof OGP is proudly minted by the Mayer Mint.

Year of Issue:2021
Mint:Mayer Mint
Grading Service:Uncertified
Grade:GEM Proof
Packaging:Original Government Packaging
Relief:Ultra High Relief
Display Weight:1/2 g
Weight in Grams:0.5 g
Weight in Ounces:0.0161 oz
Diameter:11 mm
Country:Cook Islands
Legal Tender:Cook Islands
Reverse Design:Terracotta Warrior
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