Cook Island 1 dollar Battle SALAMIS 480BC Famous NAVAL Battles Silver coin 2010

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    The precious collectible coin of the Cook Islands is dedicated to the Battle of Salamis occurred between ancient Greeks and Persians in 480 BC. The piece is a part of the Famous Naval Battles series launched by the Cook Islands. The sea fight near the island of Salamis is one of the most recognizable fights of the ancient Greek world, where Greeks gained victory despite their forces were smaller than Persian ones. The reverse of the coin shows the detailed relief image of the Greek sailed vessel while the colored background depicts the scene of the combat. The latter is repeated after the picturesque painting of Kulbach. The name of the combat and its date are indicated along the lower rim of the coin. The opposite side of the coin bears the Queen’s effigy in the center while the issuing legends are placed around it along the border.


    A new coin, a capsule, a CoA, a case, a presentation box.

    Item Specifics

    Item type Coin / Collector coins
    Internal Reference CK76
    Nominal sum 1 dollar
    Nominal, number 1
    Weight, g 31.14
    Diameter, mm 40.6
    Quality of coinage Proof
    Mintage 5,000
    Capsule Yes
    CoA Yes
    Case Yes
    Country Australia and Oceania / Cook Islands
    Certification Uncertified
    Year 2010
    Bimetal No
    Coin material Silver / Ag 999