2018 $5 Pneumatic Tires 130th Anniversary 2oz Silver Coin

Original price was: $429.00.Current price is: $399.00.

Coin Specifications

Finish Antiqued
Year 2018
Denomination $5
Country Niue
Max Mintage 500
Primary Material Silver .999
Primary Material Weight 65.60g
Coin Dimensions (mm) 36.00

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Celebrating Innovation: The 130th Anniversary of Pneumatic Tyres

Exclusive Design & Craftsmanship

Dive into the remarkable history of innovation with the 2018 $5 Pneumatic Tyres 130th Anniversary 2oz Silver Coin. A tribute to John Dunlop’s groundbreaking invention in 1888, this coin is not just a piece of currency but a piece of history. Crafted with a meticulous attention to detail, it boasts an antique finish that enhances its intricate designs. The highlight is undoubtedly its unique rubber band insert, a nod to the very essence of the pneumatic tyre’s innovation.

Limited Edition Collector’s Item

With a strict mintage of only 500 pieces globally, this coin is a rare find for collectors and enthusiasts alike. Its exclusivity is further emphasised by the certificate of authenticity and a bespoke presentation case, making it a must-have for those who appreciate the blend of history, technology, and numismatics.

Technical Specifications

Struck in fine .999 silver, the coin weighs 65.6 grams and measures 36mm in diameter, showcasing the perfect balance between a substantial feel and visual appeal. Its antique finish not only adds to its beauty but also to its collectability, ensuring that it stands out in any collection.

A Rich Tapestry of History

The coin’s design pays homage to the evolution of transportation, featuring a detailed representation of a wheel and rim spokes, complete with the innovative rubber band insert. This design is symbolic of the leap in mobility and technology brought about by the pneumatic tyre. Surrounding this are the inscriptions marking the 130th anniversary, the name of the coin, and the pivotal years 1888 – 2018, seamlessly blending historical significance with artistic flair.

The obverse side carries the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, affirming its status as a legal tender issued by Niue, with a face value of five dollars. This not only adds to its value as a collector’s item but also its appeal as a piece of sovereign coinage.

Why Choose the 2018 $5 Pneumatic Tyres Coin?

For collectors, history buffs, and those with an appreciation for significant technological advancements, this coin is an embodiment of innovation and history. Its limited mintage, unique design features, and the story it represents, make it a valuable addition to any collection. Whether as an investment, a gift, or a personal keepsake, the 2018 $5 Pneumatic Tyres 130th Anniversary 2oz Silver Coin is a testament to human ingenuity and the spirit of innovation.

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