Add our store to your favorite stores and receive our exclusive emails about new items and special promotions. Do you remember what you did on February 1st, 2019?
People in Viñales, a little city in western Cuba sure do. On that day hundreds of meteorite stones fell from the sky. These meteorites were seen as far away as the Florida Keys. In total more than 100 kg of extraterrestrial material was collected. This meteorite impact provided the perfect opportunity for the newest edition of one of the Worlds most interesting coin series.
First issued in 2004 the incredible Meteor Impact Series is now in it's 16th year! Issued by the Cook Islands as legal tender, these 1oz. 999 fine silver proof coins commemorate and bring to life famous meteorite impacts throughout the World! Each coin features a unique design as well as a tiny piece of the actual meteorite it's named after.This stunning 2020 Viñales Meteorite obverse design depicts the aftermath of the impact. The crater starts from the edge of the coin and gets deeper as it reaches the middle of the coin. The combination of proof, frosted and satin finishes along with the ultra high relief creates a realistic looking landscape. An original 2.5 mm piece of the meteorite is embedded in the coin where the meteorite finally comes to rest. 999 Silver Proof Viñales Meteorite has been certified PR70 DCAM First Day of Issue by PCGS!! According to the PCGS this exclusive pedigree has a population of ONLY 50! In the event the wrong item is delivered Coin Advisor will pay for the return. The item "2020 $5 Cook Islands 1oz Silver Proof Viñales Meteorite PCGS PR70 DCAM FDOI" is in sale since Thursday, May 6, 2021. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Silver\Coins". The seller is "coinadvisor" and is located in Phoenix, Arizona.
This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda.