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2016 Chad 5 Ounce Brenham Meteorite High Relief Silver Coin Set

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In Stock - Shipping Now This gorgeous 5 ounce silver coin is the second issue in the “Meteorite Art” series and features a genuine Brenham meteorite insert, cut and polished to showcase...
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This gorgeous 5 ounce silver coin is the second issue in the “Meteorite Art” series and features a genuine Brenham meteorite insert, cut and polished to showcase its beautiful structure. The coin has an Antique Finish quality and comes packaged in an elegant wooden case, along with the Certificate of Authenticity.  Worldwide production is limited to just 500 set worldwide.

Background:

Brenham is a pallasite meteorite found near Haviland, a small town in Kiowa County, Kansas, United States. Pallasites are a type of stony–iron meteorite that when cut and polished show yellowish olivine (peridot) crystals. The Brenham meteorite is associated with the Haviland Crater. In 1949, a collector named H.O. Stockwell discovered a mass of 450 kilograms, known at the time as “The World's Largest Pallasite Meteorite”. In October 2005, geologist Philip Mani and meteorite hunter Steve Arnold located and recovered the largest fragment ever found of Brenham: a single pallasite mass of 650 kilograms.

Specifications:

Year: 2016
Issuer: Republic Of Chad
Quality: High Relief, Antique Finish
Denomination: 5,000 Francs
Metal Content: 5 troy oz
Purity: .925 
Mintage: 500
Diameter: 60 mm

Deluxe Wood Presentation Box, Certificate of Authenticity