Orchids - Schomburgkia Undulata Orchid

Niue Islands 2013 - $1 - Orchids - Schomburgkia Undulata Orchid - 28.28g LIMITED Silver Coin

5.000 of these coins have been issued by the International Coin House!
This silver coin is dedicated to beautiful flowers.
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Country Niue Islands
Year 2013
Face Value currency Dollar
Face Value number 1
Metal Silver
Fineness 925/1000
Weight 28,28g
Diameter 38,61 mm
Mintage 5000
Quality Proof
Certificate of authenticity yes
Presentation Case yes
Price $80.73
Coin Story

"Orchids" coins are dedicated to the plants native to the different regions of the world. "Platanthera bifolia orchid" commonly known as the Lesser Butterfly orchid occurs from Ireland in the West, across Europe and Asia to Korea and Japan. It is also found in North Africa as well as in Russia, on the outskirts of Moscow. The name Platanthera is derived from Greek, meaning "broad anthers", while the species name, bifolia, means "two leaves". The coin will be available in October 2013. A set of 3 coins in a gift box will be also available.

Reverse Design

The reverse features a colorised image of Schomburgkia undulata pink-lila flowers, on the foreground . On the background engraved image of Angel Falls (Pemon language: Kerepakupai Vená) (Venezuela) the world's highest waterfall, with a height of 979 m (UNESCO World Heritage site). Inscriptions: a latin name of the flower "Schomburgkia undulata" and the hallmark "Ag 925".

Obverse Design

The obverse features the standard effigy of Elizabeth II. Inscriptions: "Elizabeth II" , "Niue Island" as well as "2013"and "One dollar".

Packaging

The Orchids - Schomburgkia Undulata Orchid coin comes in a presentation case with a Certificate of Authenticity. The Case matches the flower!

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