One Troy Ounce Silver Perth Mint Numismatic -1965 - FIRST SPACE WALK 2009 SILVER 'ORBITAL' COIN
- 99.9% Pure Silver
- Coloured Reverse Design
- Unique ‘Orbital’ Coin Construction
- Issued as Legal Tender
- Limited Mintage – 25,000
- Elliptical-Shaped Display Case
- Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
THIRD OF FIVE REMARKABLE 'ORBITAL' COINS CELEBRATING MILESTONES IN SPACE
99.9% Pure Silver
Struck by The Perth Mint, the coin comprises 1oz of 99.9% pure silver with a central core made of non-precious metal.
Coloured Reverse Design
The coin’s reverse combines struck and coloured elements portraying a cosmonaut outside the orbiting Voskhod II capsule. The design, which includes the inscription 1965 – FIRST SPACE WALK, ‘orbits’ around a coloured image of Earth.
Issued As Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of the Cook Islands, the coin's obverse depicts the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2009 year-date and the monetary denomination surrounding another coloured image of the Earth.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 25,000 ‘orbital’ coins celebrating Alexei Leonov’s first space walk.
Elliptical-Shaped Display Case
Each coin, which is protected by an acrylic capsule, is housed in an elliptical-shaped silver display case. The case comes in a blue box shipper with a lid depicting the famous cosmonaut.
Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.