Colt M16

America 2010 - $5 - Colt M16 - 1oz LIMITED Silver Coin

No more than 20,000 Colt M16 Silver Coloured coins will be issued by New Zealand Mint!
This silver proof coin with a milled edge is dedicated to the world famous Colt M16.

Regular Price: $111.15

Special Price $93.60

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Country USA
Year 2010
Face Value currency Dollar
Face Value number 5
Metal Silver
Fineness 999/1000
Weight 1oz - 31,1g
Diameter 40 mm
Mintage 20000
Quality Proof
Certificate of authenticity yes
Presentation Case yes
Price $111.15
Coin Story

The M16 is a lightweight, gas-operated rifle principally manufactured by Colt®. Tested by the United States Air Force in 1961, the M16 entered United States Army service in 1963 where it achieved widespread acceptance among US troops. Over 40 years on, new variants are still in use.

Reverse Design

Features the iconic M16 firearm along with the Colt® brand and Rampant Colt®. Above this is the engraved heading 'M16 Caliber 5.56mm'. Draped across the top of the coin are the stars and stripes of the American flag in colour.

Obverse Design

Features the American eagle with a border of stars surrounding this iconic American bird. Around the edge of this face is engraved the denomination (Five Dollars) and the inscription 'America 2010 – Mesa Grande'

Packaging

Each coin is presented in a display case shaped in the form of a genuine Colt® M16 magazine.

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