Moldavite, a natural bottle-green glass, originated from a high-pressure modification of quartz, which was caused by the impact of a meteorite in Bavaria 15 million years ago. Upon hitting the earth the meteorite, which had a diameter of 1500 m, had reached a speed of 70000 km/h, through which the discovery site, also known as grit-fields, is spread over a radius of 400 km.Moldavite is named after one of the most significant locations where it is found near the Moldava River in the territory of todays Czech Republic. Original piece of the moldavite inlaid. 10 years anniversary of the meteorite coin series. Very low mintage - limited to only 2,500 pieces. Comes with capsule, certificate of authenticity and the special jubilee presentation case. We strive for excellent service. Though we normally reply to inquiries as soon as possible, please note that our office is limited on weekends and holidays. The item "Cook Islands 2014 $5 Moldavite Impact 10 Years Meteorite 1 Oz Silver Proof Coin" is in sale since Thursday, March 12, 2015.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\South Pacific". The seller is "jvpic" and is located in Berlin.This item can be shipped worldwide.