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HISTORIC GUY FAWKES MASK II Anonymous V for Vendetta 1 Oz Black Proof Silver Coin 5$ Cook Islands 2017


This new Silver coin is the second of the series and is a magnificent tribute to the most famous symbol of protesting groups and online hacktivists Anonymous - the Historic Guy Fawkes Mask II. The coin is finished with porcelain effect and is minted with the Smartminting technology. The coin comes in an attractive case, along with the Certificate of Authenticity. Limited mintage to 999 pcs.

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Availability date: 04/30/2017

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Guy Fawkes Mask
In 1605, Catholic renegade Guy Fawkes attempts to blow up The House of Lords in an effort to kill the Protestant King James I. Part of a larger group of mutineers, the responsibility fell on Fawkes to light the fuse, blowing the king sky-high. He is caught and hung, drawn and quartered as an insurgent and terrorist. Revived in the V for Vendetta comic books written by Alan Moore and illustrated by David Lloyd in 1982, the notorious mask that we know now, then became an internet meme. It was first seen on 4chan (an image bulletin board) in 2006 and initially was a stick character called “Epic Fail Guy” who would strut around, failing at everything he did.
The mask was first used by Anonymous in 2008 at the Project Chanology protest - a march on the Church of Scientology. The protest was a response to the church’s attempt to remove internet video clips of an interview with celebrity Scientologist, Tom Cruise. The protesters wore the masks to allow them to demonstrate without worrying about being harassed.

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  • CountryCook Islands
  • Year2017
  • Face Value5 Dollars
  • MetalSilver
  • Fineness (purity)999/1000
  • Weight (g)31.1 (1 oz)
  • Diameter (mm)38.61
  • QualityBlack Proof
  • Mintage (pcs)999
  • Certificate (COA)Yes
  • Presentation case (box)Yes

The reverse of this original Silver coin depicts de most famous mask in the world, the Guy Fawkes Mask. The coin is minted in Pure Silver, has very High Relief and various details. The coin is specially finished on the mask surface, which recreates a very realistic porcelain effect. All around of the mask, the details of the Guido Fawkes: the well-known hat, the plumes and the clothes. All this together makes the coin very attractive and unique! In the left side of the reverse, the Fawkes’s signature. The obverse of the coin depicts the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the issue country: “Cook Islands”, the issue year: “2017” and the face value: “5 Dollars”.