ONLY 22 GRADED BY NGC MS70 OUT OF MINTAGE OF 555. THIS IS A VERY RARE COIN. This 2020 Cook Islands Steampunk coin features an exceptional ultra high relief strike thanks to the Smart minting technology with gorgeously finished antiqued surfaces. The selectively gilded 3 oz.Silver antiqued coin is presented in a cleverly designed display box f eaturing illustrated coin design elements, accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. Obverse: The portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II appears on the obverse, encircled by the inscriptions "ELIZABETH II, " "COOK ISLANDS" and 20 DOLLARS.
" The effigy is surrounded by a complex, multi-layered array of mechanisms and interconnecting gears, with the word "STEAMPUNK curving through it. The Queen's likeness was created by Ian Rank-Broadley, a renowned British sculptor.
Steampunk has become a cultural phenomenon. Having an impact on everything from film to fashion, this subculture of Science Fiction has grown in popularity and influence since it was first mentioned in the 1980s. Loosely defined as combining Victorian age mechanical technology with modern applications, its unique look can be seen everywhere.In a nutshell Steampunk is what people thought about the future with their knowledge and techniques 200 years ago. Of today combined with old world design elements that create a coin like no other. Look closely at all the mechanical detail this coin has! The selected gilding enhances the look as well as pays tribute to the striking contrast elements that are characteristic of Steampunk. You can almost envision this antique finished coin in motion!
Limited mintage of 555 Pieces Worldwide. 999 Weight: 3 Oz - 93.3g Diameter: 50 mm Mintage: 555 Pieces WORLDWIDE Finish: ANTIQUE FINISH N 24K GOLD PLATED.Certificate COA: Yes Box: Yes. The item "Steampunk 3 Oz. 2020 NGC MS70 Silver $20 Cook Island Antique Finish Coin" is in sale since Thursday, May 6, 2021. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Other Oceania Coins". The seller is "cclarkson" and is located in San Antonio, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.