|Country: Cook Islands||Metal Purity: 999||Box: Yes|
|Year of Issue: 2017||Weight: 31.1 g||CoA: Yes|
|Face Value: 5 dollars||Dimensions: 38.61|
|ID: CK0435||Quality: Proof|
|Mintage quantity: 999 pcs|
A stunning vibrant series with a simple name – Magnificent Life – has got its third astonishing high-relief coin portraying a cobra in all its beauty! The coin’s concave background combined with brilliant coloring creates an almost life-like impression of the snake. Made of 1 oz silver 999 in proof quality, the coin has got a limited worldwide mintage – only 999 pieces. It comes packaged in a stylized timber box, accompanied by a CoA.
The traditional obverse of the Cook Islands coin features the portrait of Her Majesty Elizabeth II surrounded by the inscriptions: the Queen’s name, the face value of the coin, its issuing country and year.
The unique concave reverse of the coin is adorned by a majestic cobra spreading its hood in defense.The smartminting© relief with selective gloss and coloring complements the cupped proof surface to bring the snake to life. Around 30 species of cobra are found from South Africa to South East Asia. They poses a very potent neurotoxic venom that some species, so-called spitting cobras, are even able spray at the eyes of an attacker.