|Country: Cook Islands||Metal Purity: 999||Box: Yes|
|Year of Issue: 2016||Weight: 155.5 g||CoA: Yes|
|Face Value: 25 dollars||Dimensions: 65||Coin Accent: Stone insert|
|ID: CK0219||Quality: Proof|
|Mintage quantity: 750 pcs|
The worldwide successful series of Mother of Pearl coins has got a brand-new issue ˗ another miniature work of art by the Cook Islands. The new 2016 coin of 5 oz pure .999 silver honors the 100th anniversary of the Trans-Siberian Railway and features an incredibly detailed image of the famous train on the reverse. Its mintage is limited to a mere 750 pieces worldwide!
The effigy of Her Majesty Elizabeth II is featured on the obverse of the 5 oz silver coin. The portrait is surrounded by the inscriptions denoting the Queen’s name, the issuing country and year.
The particular appeal of the coin is its reverse inner core made out of real Mother of Pearl surrounded by pure silver of the highest proof quality. The olive-green reflects an artistic design that continues on the outer edge of the coin breathing life into the legendary railway. Built between 1891 and 1916 to connect Moscow with the Far-East city of Vladivostok, The Trans-Siberian Railway is the longest railway in the world. The name of the coin and its face value are indicated along its rim. This Mother of Pearl coin will make an elegant addition to a collection of exclusive coins as well as a great gift for history enthusiasts. The series has been utterly popular among collectors since 2012. All previous issues are sold out!