|Country: Tokelau||Metal Purity: 999||Box: Yes|
|Year of Issue: 2017||Weight: 50 g||CoA: Yes|
|Face Value: 2 dollars||Dimensions: 60x40||Coin Accent: Coloring, Unusual Shape|
|ID: TK0037||Quality: Proof|
|Mintage quantity: 1000 pcs|
This adorable silver coin is struck from 50 g silver 999 proof and features Weeping Madonna of Syracuse image decorated with color and polished details. All of this comes housed in a special presentation box with a CoA also included. The worldwide mintage is limited to 1 000 pieces.
The portrait of Her Majesty Elizabeth II is depicted In the center of the silver coin’s obverse, while under the Queen’s effigy, there is the image of Tokelau Coat of Arms. The inscriptions include: indicating the name of the Queen, that of the issuing country, the face value and the issuing year.
The Weeping Madonna of Syracuse is one of the most unusual of the approved miraculous images of the Blessed Virgin Mary and it is one of the latest. A terra-cotta bust of the Virgin in the home of a humble couple, Angelo and Antonia Giusto, was discovered to be shedding tears on August 29, 1953. The phenomenon continued until September 1st. The tears were analyzed and it was found that they were of the same composition as human tears.