|Country: Cook Islands||Metal Purity: 925||Box: Yes|
|Year of Issue: 2015||Weight: 50 g||CoA: Yes|
|Face Value: 10 dollars||Dimensions: 50||Coin Accent: Glass and locket insert|
|Mintage quantity: 2000 pcs|
A stunning and successful series of silver coins minted for the Cook Islands pays tribute to famous cathedrals throughout the world. Beautifully designed and featuring stained glass windows, the series bears the title “The Windows of Heaven”. This $10 coin of 2015 is dedicated to Dominus Flevit and has got the limited mintage of 2 000 pieces worldwide.
The obverse of the silver coin represents an effigy of Elizabeth II as well as the inscription of the Queen’s name. There is a unique full-color window insert next to the portrait. The obverse also contains the legends indicating the face value of the coin and the name of the issuing country.
The reverse features a the image Dominus Flevit, a Catholic Franciscan church situated on the lower western foothills of Mount of Olives, facing the old city of Jerusalem, on the eastern side of Kidron valley. It was constructed between 1953 and 1955 by the Italian architect Antonio Barluzzi. The particular appeal of the coin is its full-color window insert that is a copy of the beautiful stained-glass window of the church adorned with a gold-plated dome on the rock. There are also the following inscriptions: the name of the series and that of the cathedral, the city it is located in and the issuing year. The coin is a true work of art and will become a gem in your collection of modern coins!