1973 Cook Islands 9 Coin Proof Set. 2 coin & 7 coin set. 1.82 ASW troy ounces boxed with COA
1973 Cook Islands 9 Proof Coin Set that is housed in a decorative genuine leather bound book containing the 7 Proof Coin set in a hard plastic case and the 2 Captain James Cook Commemorative 2 Proof Coins in a hard plastic case.
Contained in this set is:-
7 Proof Coin Set,
Captain James Cook 2 Proof Coin Set
original genuine leather book case
original book slip cover,
original white outer box.
Specification 2 coin set:-
2-1/2 Dollars 27.35 grams .8133 ozt ASW
7-1/2 Dollars 33.8 grams 1.0052 ozt ASW
Total Silver Weight 1.8185 ASW
Alloy 2 coin set: .925 sterling silver
Mintage of the 2 Coin Proof Set is 3,652
Diameter: 2-1/2 dollars 41mm 7-1/2 dollars 42.5mm
The 2-1/2 dollar coin set was dedicated to Captain's James Cook 2nd Pacific Voyage with H.M.S Resolution and H.M.S Adventure above World globe.
The 7-1/2 dollar coin is the bicentenary of Cook's discovery of Hervey Islands with H.M.S Resolution and Cook's profile above map of Hervey Islands
Specification 7 coin set:-
Mintage- 3,652 The complete set comprises seven (7) coins -
1, 2, 5, 10, 20 & 50 Cents, and $1 Dollar
minted by The Royal Australian Mint
This was the 2nd Proof Set Ever Issued by the Cook Islands.
Reverse Designs created by James Berry, artist and sculpture.
Obverse by Arnold Machin of all of the coins depicts the young crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II. Reverse design of the coins follows:
1 Dollar: One Dollar- Polynesian god of creation Tangoroa, divides denominatons, 38.7 mm, Copper & Nickel.
50 Cents: Bonito fish, denomination upper left, 31.7 mm, Copper-Nickel.
20 Cents: Fairy Tern, denomination lower right, 28.5 mm, Copper-Nickel.
10 Cents: Oranges in a cluster of leaves, denomination above, 23.6 mm, Copper-Nickel.
5 Cents: Hibiscus, denomination below, 19.4 mm, Copper-Nickel.
2 Cents: Pineapple, denomination at right, 21.1 mm, Bronze.
1 Cent: Taro leaf, denomination at right, 17.5 mm, Bronze.
This was Cook Islands second (2nd) Set of 7 Proof Coins.
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