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2020 Cook Islands 2 Ounce Norse Gods Thor High Relief Gold Plated Antique Finish Silver Coin

$230.00 CAD

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  • Availability:  December

This is the first coin in a new Norse Gods Series and is dedicated to the legendary "Thor".  It contains 2 ounces of .999 pure silver struck in high relief and further enhanced with select gold plating and deep antique finish.

Coin Highlights:

Contains 2 oz of .999 fine Silver
Coin delivers in a wood presentation box with a certificate of authenticity
Mintage of only 499 coins worldwide
Sovereign coin backed by Cook Islands

Reverse: Features Thor in high relief wielding his hammer and paired by Rams to each side.

Obverse: The Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.

Backstory:

In Germanic mythology, Thor is a hammer-wielding god associated with lightning, thunder, storms, sacred groves and trees, strength, the protection of mankind and also hallowing and fertility. Besides Old Norse, extensions of the god occur in Old English as Þunor and in Old High German as Donar.

Thor is a prominently mentioned god throughout the recorded history of the Germanic peoples, from the Roman occupation of regions of Germania, to the Germanic expansions of the Migration Period, to his high popularity during the Viking Age, when, in the face of the process of the Christianization of Scandinavia, emblems of his hammer, Mjölnir, were worn and Norse pagan personal names containing the name of the god bear witness to his popularity.

Specifications:

Year: 2020
Quality:  Antique
Denomination:  1 Dollar
Metal Content:  2 Troy Ounces (62.2 Grams)
Purity: .999
Mintage:  499
Manufacturer:  MDM Deutsche Munze
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Mint Capsule, Deluxe Case, Certificate of Authenticity