2020 Cook Islands Captain Cook's Voyage of Discovery Map Shaped Prooflike Silver Foil Coin
Issued to coincide with the 250th anniversary of Cook’s charting of Australia’s east coast, this official legal tender coin forms the perfect tribute to Captain Cook’s Voyages of Discovery. Illustrating the power and adaptability of modern minting, this coin has been created in the shape of an historic map!
The Captain Cook’s Voyages of Discovery 2020 $5 Silver-foil Prooflike Coin is crafted from a hefty 30 grams of 99.9% silver. It measures a whopping 200mm by 150mm! A masterwork of numismatic innovation, each coin features a stunning depiction of a map showing Cook’s three Voyages of Discovery from 1768 to 1780.
earing the Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse, as well as a guarantee of the specifications, this unusual map-shaped issue is an official, genuine legal tender coin.