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2017 Niue 2 Dollar 1-oz Silver Whales of the Southern Ocean - Fin Proof
- Quantity Credit Card Wire
- 1+ $89.95 $87.30
The Majestic Beauty of the Fin Whale, Captured in 99.9% Pure Silver!
Amidst the deep, beautiful blue of the southern oceans are some of the most magnificent and gigantic whales in the world. These fascinating mammals spend their lives entirely in the water, yet need oxygen from above the surface to live. They rely on sound, not sight, to navigate their way through the deep. Their size makes them intimidating, but their gentle and playful nature inspires awe by those lucky enough to encounter them in person. Once frighteningly endangered in the early 20th century, these creatures are now seeing a beautiful resurgence.
Now you can add one of the fastest of these whales to your own collection with this 2016 Fin Whale of the Southern Ocean Silver Proof. Struck by the New Zealand Mint in one ounce of 99.9% pure silver, this proof shows the "greyhound of the sea" in crisp detail. Even though they can measure up to 80 feet in length and weigh up to 70 tons, fin whales can easily clip through the water -- just as this proof's fin whale is weaving through the vivid backdrop of a crisp blue ocean. Take a look at the other side of this proof and you'll find the profile of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II along with the two dollar denomination of this legal tender Pitcairn Islands coin. (Appropriate, since it's said the waters off the coast of this isolated HMS Bounty refuge are some of the bluest in the world!)
Your 2016 Fin Whale of the Southern Ocean Silver Proof will come to you in special New Zealand Mint packaging, including an acrylic coin case, colorful box and numbered certificate of authenticity. Don't wait too long to get yours -- unlike the 90 year lifespan of the Fin Whale, these are going to be available for a MUCH shorter time. Float one to your cart now!
|Year of Issue||2017|
|Mint Name||New Zealand Mint|
|Coin Weight||31.13 Grams - g|
|Weight||1 Ounce - oz|