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Roller Coaster Coin Commemorates 120th Anniversary of Loop the Loop

Loop the Loop Cook Islands. 5 dollars. 2021. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61mm. smartminting. Mintage: 1,901. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description of the Coin One side depicts the vertical loop of a roller coaster, in which a car with three passengers dares to complete the inversion. In the loop LOOP / THE / LOOP […]

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Chameleon Coin Final Entry in CIT Magnificient Life Series

Magnificent Life 2020 – Chameleon Cook Islands. 5 dollars 2020. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61mm. Proof. Mintage: 999. Special technology: Color application; smartminting©. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description of the Chameleon Coin One side features the colored front part of a chameleon to the left on a branch, its head turned towards the observer, […]

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Meteorite Coin in High Relief Celebrates Viñales Impact: CIT

Meteorite Impacts: Viñales Cook Islands. 5 dollars 2020. Silver .999. 1 oz. 33mm. Proof. Mintage: 2,500. Special technology: smartminting© with an embedded piece of a meteorite. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description of the Coin One side is a realistic depiction of a meteorite impact with an embedded piece of a meteorite. Above the legend […]

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Fighter Pilots: Knights of the Air Honored on New Silver Coins

Fighter Pilot – Real Heroes Cook Islands. 20 dollars. 2020. Silver .999. 3 oz. 50 mm. Black Proof. Mintage: 499. Special technology: smartminting©, partially printed, with micro minting. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description of the Coin Fighter pilot with mirrored visor in front of honeycomb pattern; in the left field REAL / HERO in […]

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Carstensz Pyramid Newest Coin in Award-Winning High Relief 7 Summits Series

The 7 Summits – Carstensz Pyramid Cook Islands. 25 dollars 2020. Silver .999. 5 oz. 65 mm. BU. Mintage: 777. Special Technology: smartminiting©, partially colored. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description of the Coin One side shows a bird’s eye view of the Carstensz Pyramid, whose peaks are minted in raised relief. The piece is […]

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Buel Spoon: Legendary Fishing Lure Commemorated on New Collector Coins

The Lure That Revolutionized Fishing Cook Islands. 20 dollars. 2020. Gold .9999. 1/10 oz. 22.5 x 14 mm. Silk finish. Mintage: 1,000. Special Technology: concave minting. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Cook Islands. 2 dollars. 2020. Silver .999. 1/2 oz. 40 x 25 mm. Silk finish. Mintage: 2,000. Special technology: concave minting. B. H. Mayer’s […]

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British Icon Mr. Bean Celebrated on New Coin From CIT

Happy Birthday, Mr. Bean! Cook Islands. 5 dollars. 2020. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 999. Special Technology: color application. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description of the Coin One side features a three-quarter view of Mr. Bean in front of the Union Jack in two appearances: the actual human being right looking […]

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Ancient Tortoise of Aegina Reprised on New High Relief Coin

Tortoise Cook Islands. 5 dollars. 2020. Silver .999. 1 oz. Approx. 30 mm. Antique finish. Mintage: 999. Special Technology: smartminting©. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description of the Coin One side features a tortoise in the style of Aeginetic staters. At its right and left, C-I for Cook Islands. The other side features the portrait […]

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Blue Skies and Tailwinds From CIT on Proof High Relief Propeller Coin

Airplane Propeller – Blue Skies Cook Islands. 10 dollars. 2020. Silver .999. 2 oz. 38.61 mm. Black Proof. Mintage: 999. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description One side is dominated by the propeller of an airplane, behind it, the cockpit; in the background, compass scale; in the left field, inscription BLUE SKIES & TAILWINDS. The […]

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Still Trapped: Mankind’s Greatest Fears Continue on New Silver Coin From CIT

Still Trapped Cook Islands. 5 Dollars 2020. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61 mm. Antique Finish. Mintage: 999 pcs. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II designed by Ian Rank-Broadley (initials IRB); surrounded by the sovereign’s name, the country of issue and the denomination 5 DOLLARS. The reverse […]

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Madonna of Bruges Honored With Gilt Silver Coin

Madonna of Bruges Cook Islands. 2020. Silver .999. Gilded. 3 oz. Silk finish. Size 60 x 30 mm. Mintage: 501. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The blank is minted in the shape of a Madonna with a child. The obverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley (initials: IRB) in a […]

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Philippine Eagle Featured on Latest Silver Coin in Magnificent Life Series

Magnificent Life 2019 – Philippine Eagle Cook Islands. 5 Dollars 2019. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 999. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley (signature IRB below the neck). Around it the legend ELIZABETH II – 5 DOLLARS – COOK ISLANDS […]

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Philippine Eagle Featured on Latest Silver Coin in Magnificent Life Series

Magnificent Life 2019 – Philippine Eagle Cook Islands. 5 Dollars 2019. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 999. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley (signature IRB below the neck). Around it the legend ELIZABETH II – 5 DOLLARS – COOK ISLANDS […]

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Legendary Kilimanjaro Latest Coin in Award-Winning 7 Summits Series

The 7 Summits – Kilimanjaro Cook Islands. 25 Dollars 2019. Silver .999. 5 oz. 65 mm. BU. Mintage: 777. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank Broadley (signature IRB below the neck). In the right field micro minting .999. Around it the legend ELIZABETH […]

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New Titanium Silver Coin From CIT Features Piece of Estacado Meteorite

Meteorite Impacts: Estacado Meteorite Cook Islands. 2 dollars 2019. Titanium silver .925. 1/2 oz. 50 mm. Silk finish. Mintage: 2,500. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description of the Coin The blank is split by an artificial crack, which almost reaches the coin’s center. In this crack, there is a piece of the Estacado meteorite. The […]

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Fairytales and Fables on Coins

There have been some very unique coins from NumisCollect and Cook Islands recently and this coin is no different.
Cook Islands have created a new series, The Fairy Tales and Fables series. The first issue in the new series features the story of Little Red Riding Hood

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CIT Salutes Those About to Rock with New AC/DC Coin

AC/DC: For Those About to Rock Cook Islands. 2 Dollars 2019. Silver .999. 1/2 oz. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 5,000. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley (initials: IRB); around, name of ruler, issuing nation and denomination 2 DOLLARS. On the reverse, you can […]

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AC/DC Commemorative Coin Series Goes to the Razors Edge

AC/DC: The Razors Edge Cook Islands. 10 Dollars 2019. Silver .999. 2 oz. 38.61 mm. Black Proof. Mintage: 999. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley (initials: IRB); around, name of ruler, issuing nation and denomination 10 DOLLARS. Below, year of mintage 2019. On […]

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Little Princess Lullaby Coin Works With Music Box in Latest From CIT

Lullaby – Little Princess Cook Islands. 5 Dollars. 2019. Silver .999. ca. 1 oz. 38,61 mm. Antique Finish. Mintage: 999 pcs. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse shows a starry sky with three hearts cut out. In the lower field a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley (IRB) (View Designer’s Profile), […]

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Silver Proof Coin From CIT Celebrates Symbol of Hope to All Who Sail the Seas

Anchor – Fair Winds Cook Islands. 10 Dollars. 2019. Silver .999. 2 oz. 38.61 mm. Black Proof. Mintage: 999 pcs. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II designed by Ian Rank-Broadley (initials IRB); surrounded by the monarch’s name, the issuing country, and the denomination. The reverse is […]

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Coin Invest Trust Explores Mankind’s Greatest Fears With New Silver Coin

Trapped Cook Islands. 5 Dollars 2019. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61 mm. Antique Finish. Mintage: 999 pcs. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II designed by Ian Rank-Broadley (initials IRB); surrounded by the sovereign’s name, the country of issue and the denomination 5 DOLLARS. On the reverse, […]

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Paper-Thin Highway to Hell Coin Latest in AC/DC Commemorative Series From CIT

AC/DC: Highway to Hell Cook Islands. 2 Dollars 2018. Silver .999. 1/2 oz. 168 mm (sic!). Prooflike. Mintage: 1973 pcs. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II designed by Ian Rank-Broadley (initials IRB); surrounded by the monarch’s name, the issuing country, and the denomination 2 DOLLARS. The […]

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Aconcagua: Third Coin in CIT’s Award-Winning 7 Summits Series Featuring Smartminting Technology

The 7 Summits – Aconcagua Cook Islands. 25 Dollars 2018. Silver .999. 5 oz. 65 mm. BU. Mintage: 777 pcs. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse bears Ian Rank-Broadley’s portrait of Queen Elizabeth II (signature IRB below the neck). In the field to the right micro characters .999. Surrounding inscription ELIZABETH II – […]

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ACDC: Black Ice coin by Coin Invest Trust

Description
The obverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II designed by Ian Rank-Broadley (initials IRB) surrounded by the name of the monarch, the issuing country, and the denomination 10 DOLLARS.

The reverse shows a three-dimensional image of the cover of Black Ice, an ACDC album released in 2008

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Deep Incuse Design on Risqué New Coin from CIT

Little Secrets Cook Islands. 10 Dollars. 2018. Silver .999. 2 oz. Brilliant Uncirculated. Diameter 38.61 mm. Mintage: 777 pcs. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse is adorned with a delicate, lightly deepened floral pattern, onto which a round blank space is set in the upper middle of the coin, showing the portrait of the […]

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CIT Scarab Collection – Sacred Scarab on Silver & Rhodium Coins

Series: Scarab Collection / Selection III Secret Riddle, Solar Zenith, Withering Blaze Cook Islands. 5 Dollars. 2017. Silver .999. 1 oz. Proof. Diameter 38.61 mm. Mintage: 499 pcs. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features a decorative floral pattern, onto which a round blank space is set in the upper middle of the […]

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Lullaby Coin in Special Music Box from CIT Coin Invest

Promoting numismatics among the youngest ones: A musical box with turning coin from CIT Coin Invest Are you still looking for a gift for the latest addition to the family? CIT Coin Invest AG has produced a coin that is more than just a collector’s object put away in a drawer. The exquisitely crafted coin can […]

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Emperor Penguin Featured on Two New Precious Metal Coins

Emperor Penguin Silver Coin Cook Islands. 20 $. 2018. Silver .999. 88 g. Antique finish. Height 60 mm. Mintage: 888 pcs. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse shows a circular impression with the portrait of the English Queen facing right; below the portrait, the signature I(an) R(ank) B(roadley) and, surrounding it, the legend […]

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CIT Commemorates Lizard Named for Tolkien Dragon Smaug with Gilded Silver Coin

Shades of Nature – Giant Girdled Lizard Cook Islands. 5 Dollars. 2018. Silver .999. Partially gilded. 25 g. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 2,000 pcs. Mint: B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Elizabeth II, as well as the following inscriptions: 5 DOLLARS – ELIZABETH II – COOK ISLANDS. […]

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New APMEXclusive American Buffalo Silver Coin Made with Latest Tech

APMEX, Inc., a leading Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, is committed to offering customers Precious Metals products they can’t find anywhere else. This 2017 2 oz Silver Antique American Buffalo is the perfect example and is now available exclusively at APMEX.com. Produced as a sovereign coin backed by the Cook Islands government, this […]

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World Coins – Meteor and Icthyosaur Deliver One-Two Punch from CIT

Evolution of Life – Ichthyosaur Mongolia. 500 Togrog 2017. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61 mm. Antique finish. Mintage: 999 pcs. 1,000 Togrog 2017. Gold .9999. 0.5 g. 11 mm. Proof. Mintage: 15,000 pcs. Design: Coin Invest Trust. Mint: B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse shows the coat of arms of the issuing nation […]

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CIT: Latest Coin in Summit Series Commemorates Mt. Everest

Cook Islands. 25 Dollars 2017. Silver .999. 5 oz. 65 mm. BU. Mintage: 777 pcs. Design: Coin Invest Trust. Mint: B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Elizabeth II of England, as well as her name, the name of the issuing nation, nominal value, and fine content. The […]

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Revered Around the World, Cobra & Scarab Depicted on Luxurious Collector Coins from CIT

Magnificent Life 2017 – Cobra Cook Islands. 5 Dollars 2017. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 999 pcs. Design: Coin Invest Trust. Mint: B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Elizabeth II of England, as well as her name, the name of the issuing nation, nominal […]

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Modern World Coins – Laughing Buddha, Cherry Blossom Snow Globe Coins from CIT

Laughing Buddha Palau: 10 Dollars 2017. Silver .999. 2 oz. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 888 pcs. Palau: 1 Dollar. Gold .9999. 0.5 g. 13.92 mm. BU. Mintage: 15,000 pcs. Design: Coin Invest Trust. Mint: B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the official coat of arms of the Republic of Palau below an […]

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Modern World Coins – Take Flight with New Releases from Coin Invest Trust

Exotic Butterflies – Aporia crataegi Mongolia. 500 Togrog 2017. Silver .999. 25 g. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 2,500 pcs. Design: Coin Invest Trust. Mint: B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the coat of arms and the name of the issuing nation, as well as material, fine content, weight, and nominal value. The […]

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New World Coins – Silver Skyline Dollar Notes, Time Capsule Coin from Coin Invest Trust

Skyline Dollars Description In recent years a new line of collector’s items has been established: banknotes that are not made of paper, but of precious metals. While usually the items for sale are merely collector’s objects without any nominal value, Coin Invest Trust (CIT) has now issued the first real legal tender silver note – […]

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New World Coins: Magical Congress of the USA – Fantastic Beasts

Cook Islands. 5 Dollars 2017: Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 5,000 pcs. Design: Coin Invest Trust. Mint: B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Elizabeth II of England as well as her name, the title of the issuing nation, and the nominal value. The reverse […]

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Gold Coins Celebrate Pope Francis’ 80th Birthday

Cook Islands. 5 Dollars 2016. 1/100 oz. 11 mm. Gold. 9999. Proof-like. Mintage: 10000 Pcs.; 10 Dollars 2016. 1/25 oz. 18 mm. Gold. 9999. Proof-like. Mintage: 5000 Pcs.; 20 Dollars 2016. 1/10 oz. 26 mm. Gold. 9999. Proof-like.Mintage: 3000 Pcs.; 25 Dollars 2016. 1/4 oz. 35 mm. Gold. 9999. Proof-like. Mintage: 2000 Pcs.; 200 Dollars […]

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Royal Australian Mint to Make New Circulating Pacific Island Nation Coins

By The Royal Australian Mint…. History was made today on March 4, 2015, with three Pacific Island nations marking the introduction of their own brand-new circulating coins at the official coin striking ceremony at the Royal Australian Mint. With the Mint’s assistance and expertise, the Cook Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu have embarked on the important […]

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New $5 Coin from Cook Islands Offers a Color View of the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon, one of the most impressive landscapes on earth, is the inaugural subject in a new program of coins under the heading “Spectacular Landscapes.” The sterling silver $5 piece dated 2014 issued under the auspices of the Cook Islands weighs 20 grams and has a diameter of 38.61 millimeters (1½ inches). Its mintage […]

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