Due to this (blood red) colour it was granted the Roman God of Wars name. Through its brightness it was already known in ancient days. The planet Mars was observed more precisely for the first time. Up until today the fascination of this orb is unbowed.
For the first time ever mars meteorite stone has been inserted in this coin edition. This stone belongs to the scarcest possessions a private persons can have. There are less than 100 kilograms of it worldwide.
How is a specification of the meteorite possible at all? The earth probes on Mars, Voyager, Rover or Phoenix, have examined the Martian soil intensively. Served as a basis for the allocation of its origin by which the meteorites were defined. Therefore it could precisely be determined that this meteorite NWA 4925 of the type olivine-phyric shergottite originates from Mars. Silver coin Country Cook Island Face Value 5 Dollar Year 2009 Metal Silver.925 Weight 25 g Size 38.61 mm Quality Antique-finishe Mintage 1 968 pieces With original piece of marte meteorite. The item "Ek // 5 dollars Silver Cook Island 400 Year of the Observation of Mars NGC PF68" is in sale since Monday, February 17, 2014. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Commemorative".pt" and is located in Lisbon.
This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.