Orbit and Beyond: First Space shuttle – 1 Dollar .999 silver coin Cook Islands 2010 (proof)
Denomination (CID) – 1 dollar
Fineness (% purity)- 99.9 silver
Weight (g) – 31.135
Diameter (mm) – 38.74
Year – 2010
Orbit and Beyond Series celebrates NASA’s first reuseable launch vehicle, Columbia, which took off from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, on 12 April 1981..
This silver coin features a montage of images symbolizing a Space Shuttle launching into orbit also includes the border inscription 1981 – FIRST SPACE SHUTTLE, ‘orbits’ around a colored image of Earth. The Raphael Maklouf likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination are shown on the obverse.
Each coin is housed in an elliptical-shaped silver display case. The case comes in a blue box-shipper depicting a Shuttle blast-off.
4 in stock