This coin is graded PR69 by PCGS and is a First Day of Issue. A striking example of The Perth Mints ingenuity, this new release incorporates an operational dial thermometer surrounded by Aztec style patterns and iconography.Featured in the circular Aztec agricultural, or solar, calendar depictions of gods is believed to help govern the weather and temperature. The intricate design includes representations of the fire-breathing sun god Tonatiuh as well as Itztlacoliuhqui, the god of frost and cold.
The coin is struck from 1 ounce of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality. The fascinating design, which incorporates symbols of the Aztec circular calendar, is enhanced by an antique finish to give the coin the appearance of a historical artifact. The operational dial thermometer set into the coin features a stylized image of the sun's rays. Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2018 year-date, and the monetary denomination are shown on the coins obverse.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 2,500 of the Thermometer 2018 2oz Silver Antiqued Coin. This coin includes the original mint box and a numbered certificate of authenticity.
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_gsrx_vers_841 GS 7.0.16 (841). The item "2018 $2 Tuvalu Thermometer Antique Finish 2oz 9999 Silver Coin PCGS PR69 FD" is in sale since Sunday, November 4, 2018. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Other Oceania Coins". The seller is "texasgse" and is located in Austin, Texas.
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