2023 2 oz Cook Islands Beijing - Temple of Heaven High Relief Antiqued Silver Coin
This 2 Oz Silver coin is dedicated to a wonderful achievement of traditional Chinese architecture, The Temple of Heaven. The coin has a flat bottom edge, has Ultra High Relief thanks to Smartminting Technology and has Antique Finish. It comes in a case, along with the Certificate of Authenticity. Limited mintage to 1888 pcs worldwide!
The reverse of the coin presents a beautiful representation of the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, China. Built in 1402 in Beijing, the construction of this architectural marvel reached completion in 1420, along with the Forbidden City. Unfortunately, the original complex burned down in a fire caused by lightning in 1889. A few years later it was rebuilt identical to the original. On the reverse, the inscriptions: "TEMPLE OF HEAVEN BEIJING" – the name of the coin and "2023" – the year of the issue. The obverse features the back of the palace in relief and the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. All around the inscriptions: "ELIZABETH II" – the name of the Queen, "COOK ISLANDS" – the issuing country, "TEN DOLLARS" – the face value.