Scale the Heights of One of the World's Highest Mountains. Rising 16,024 feet above sea level, the Carstensz Pyramid in Papua, Indonesia is Oceania's highest summit.One of the very few tropical or equatorial mountains in the world with glaciers, the craggy Carstensz Pyramid is also part of the elite Seven Summits Challenge in which mountaineers attempt climb the tallest mountain on every continent. Now it's also the fifth release in the 7 Summits coin series that pays tribute to these treacherous peaks. Ultra High Relief Reproduction of "Victory Peak". Struck in five full ounces of highly pure 99.9% fine silver, this coin is the perfect piece to commemorate the mountain called.
"Victory Peak" -by the local indigenous people. The Carstensz Pyramid rises from the surface of the coin like a rocky behemoth brought to life. In fact, previous releases in the series featured about 4.5 mm of relief height.
This release is the first in the series to use the Smartminting Reloaded technology and has TWICE the relief at an incredible 9 mm! A Giant-Sized Coin Befitting a Gigantic Mountain. The design is further augmented by the addition of color that shows the mountain's glacial formations. You can almost see the misty wisps of low-lying fog enveloping the tip of the giant mountain.
And at 65 mm in diameter, it's more than two-and-a-half inches or about the diameter of a can of soda! What's more, each coin available in this offer comes in gorgeous Gem Proof condition, meaning that they were expertly crafted by the mint from hand-selected planchets, polished dies and multiple strikes to produce beautifully frosted details rising over mirror-like fields. Named for 17th century Dutch explorer Jan Carstensz, who discovered the mountain in 1623 - and initially ridiculed for his claims that he had seen snow at the world's equator, the Carstensz Pyramid is one of the more demanding climbs in the Seven Summits Challenge and one that only the most seasoned climbers ever attempt as the area is highly inaccessible to hikers and the general public. The 2020 Cook Islands Five-Ounce Silver 7 Summits - Carstensz Pyramid Ultra High Relief Colorized Proof is limited to a worldwide mintage of just 777.
Plus, each coin will come beautifully housed in its original mint packaging that consists of a Carstensz Pyramid-themed display case. Whether you love to hike, climb mountains or simply enjoy collecting some of the world's most unique and exciting coins, this piece is for you! LATEST RELEASE IN 7 SUMMITS SERIES - This coin is the 5th release in the 7 Summits Series that pays tribute to the highest mountains on each of the seven continents. The Carstensz Pyramid in Papua, Indonesia is the highest mountain in Oceania. The coin's obverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
The addition of color augments the epic design. STRUCK IN HIGHLY PURE SILVER - Each Silver 7 Summits - Carstensz Pyramid Ultra High Relief Colorized Proof was struck in five ounces of highly pure 99.9% silver and measures 65 mm in diameter. GORGEOUS GEM PROOF CONDITION - Your 2020 Cook Islands Five-Ounce Silver 7 Summits - Carstensz Pyramid Ultra High Relief Colorized Coin comes in gorgeous Gem Proof condition.
LOW LIMITED EDITION - The maximum worldwide limited edition for the 2020 Cook Islands Five-Ounce Silver 7 Summits - Carstensz Pyramid Ultra High Relief Colorized Proof was set at just 777. Scale the heights of Oceania's highest mountain without leaving the comfort of your home with the 2020 Cook Islands Five-Ounce Silver 7 Summits - Carstensz Pyramid Ultra High Relief Colorized Coin in Gem Proof condition. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: World\Australia & Oceania\South Pacific".
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