|Country:||Metal Purity: 999||Box: Yes|
|Year of Issue: 2018||Weight: 31.1 g||CoA: Yes|
|Face Value: 5 Cedis||Dimensions: 44||Coin Accent: Stone insert, Unusual Shape|
|ID: GH0006||Quality: BU|
|Mintage quantity: 1000 pcs|
This magnificent 1 oz coin is the second item in the “Treasures of the Universe” series. Every coin in this series is dedicated to a certain planet, but this one is made in honor of the father of modern science – Galileo Galilei. First of all, Galileo Galilei was not only an astronomer but also a natural philosopher and mathematician. He made fundamental contributions to the sciences of motion, astronomy, and strength of materials, as well as to the development of the scientific method. Galileo made a lot of inventions such as the improved version of the telescope and an early type of the thermometer that had influence the field of astronomy greatly. As for the discoveries, he discovered the four biggest moons of Jupiter (now called the Galilean moons) and the rings of Saturn.
On the coin, we can see the portrait of Galileo Galilei, the telescope as his main invention and Jupiter – the planet which he was exploring. The coin features 3 wonderful Pallamant inserts. Moreover, it is plated in black rhodium, ruthenium, black ruthenium, yellow gold, red gold, platinum, and palladium.
An outstanding souvenir for all history and science lovers!