These coins appear with various dates, but any Cook Island coins depicting the Statue of Liberty on one side and the Liberty Bell on the other do NOT contain 1/10 oz. As both the listings and the coins say, they are. At face value, that means they are 24/100 or less than 25% pure, which for one-tenth of a troy ounce, works out to about ¾ of a gram of fine gold. Personally, Im not convinced that they contain even that much and I have sent a sample in for testing to see just what it really is, but ¾ of a gram is the very most you should expect to get in one of these coins.Under what appeared to be gold plating. Another thing not mentioned in the listings is that these are not legal tender coins. That is also why you will never see one that has been graded or certified. There is also a half ounce version of this coin, which if the. Of all the metals used in the minting process of the piece.
24 or 24% of that is pure gold. I have alerted all the sellers currently peddling these coins as to their true composition. To the credit of a few, they have taken down the listings. I'll let you draw your own conclusions about the others.For those of you still intent on owning one of these, I'm more than happy to sell the two that I got stuck with. The item "2011 Liberty Cook Island Gold 1/10 oz. 24 Pure Gold" is in sale since Sunday, January 7, 2018.
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