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HELIBOARDING Extreme Sports Silver Coin 10D Andorra 2007

Silver proof coin commemorates "Heliboarding", one of the most extreme sport in the world!

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69.95 €

HELIBOARDING
Heliboarding is off-trail, downhill snowbording that is accessed by a helicopter, not a ski lift. Heliboarding is snowboarding with pure freedom in terrain that you could only dream existed. There are no lift lines, no long lift rides, no crowds, just your group, guide and a helicopter waiting to take you on your adventure.
Most heliboarders are seeking specific, pleasurable skiing conditions that are hard to replicate in the highly manipulated terrain of ski resorts: particularly powder snow, but also long descents, natural terrain contours and features, smooth corn snow, old-growth tree glades, steep and extreme slopes, or for the more adventuresome, wild snow and a natural, variable environment.

ANDORRA
The coat of arms of the Principality of Andorra, officially the Principality of Andorra (in Catalan: Principat d'Andorra), is a small, landlocked country in western Europe, located in the eastern Pyrenees mountains and bordered by Spain and France. Its official language is Catalan, but both French and Spanish are commonly spoken by the approximately 70,000 residents. The capital and largest city is Andorra la Vella.

  • Country
    Andorra
  • Year
    2007
  • Face Value
    10 Diners
  • Metal
    Silver
  • Fineness (purity)
    925/1000
  • Weight (g)
    28.28
  • Diameter (mm)
    38.61
  • Quality
    Proof
  • Mintage (pcs)
    5.000
  • Certificate (COA)
    Yes
  • Presentation case (box)
    No
The coin also features strong and vibrant colorization which calls to mind the hard sport commemorated.
As part of "Xtreme Sport" serie this 2007 silver coin has been released in Proof quality, on a 10 Diners coin struck for the Principality of Andorra.
The main part of the coin shows an image of a heliboarders on a backgroung of a stylized rock mountain and a helicopter. At the bottom, along the edge of the coin, semicircular inscription, XTREME.
The reverse of the coin depicts the Coat of Arms of the Principality of Andorra and the semicircular inscription in Catalonian language "PRINCIPAT D’ANDORRA".