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TRANS SIBERIAN RAILWAY 100 Anniversary Mother Of Pearl 5 Oz Silver Coin 25$ Cook Islands 2016


The Cook Islands has issued a fifth silver coin dedicated to the most famous railway in the world, the Trans Siberian Railway. The coin has been released in the year of the 100th Anniversary and it is part of the successful series Mother of Pearl Coins. This 5 oz coin consists of pure silver and its inner core is made out of real green mother of pearl. Limited mintage of 750 pcs.

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Trans Siberian Railway
The Trans-Siberian Railway is a network of railways connecting Moscow with the Russian Far East and the Sea of Japan. With a length of 9,289 km (5,772 mi), it is the longest railway line in the world. There are connecting branch lines into Mongolia, China and North Korea. It has connected Moscow with Vladivostok since 1916, and is still being expanded. It was built from 1891 to 1916 under the supervision of Russian government ministers who were personally appointed by Tsar Alexander III and by his son, Tsar Nicholas II. Even before it had been completed, it attracted travellers who wrote of their adventures.

  • CountryCook Islands
  • Year2016
  • Face Value25 Dollars
  • MetalSilver
  • Fineness (purity)999/1000
  • Weight (g)155.5 (5 oz)
  • Diameter (mm)65
  • QualityProof
  • Mintage (pcs)750
  • Certificate (COA)Yes
  • Presentation case (box)Yes

The inner core of this pure 999 Silver coin is made out of real Mother of Pearl with high relief and pictures the Trans Siberian Railway. Because of the nature of Mother of Pearl, this beautiful motif is actually a unique miniature work of art surrounded by precious Silver minted to the highest proof quality. It is part of sucessful series of Mother of Pearl Coins and the successor of the popular 5oz Titanic, Zeppelin, Nautilus and Mississipi Stemboat Mother of Pearl Coins. A special packaging has been designed for this beautiful coin and it comes in a "Trans Siberian Box" featuring a specially shaped Certificate of Autenticity.