2024 $10 Armillary Sphere 2oz Silver Antiqued Ultra High Relief Coin

$369.00

Coin Specifications

Year 2024
Denomination $10
Country Cook Islands
Max Mintage 1,500
Finish Antiqued / Ultra High Relief
Primary Material Silver .999
Primary Material Weight 2oz
Coin Dimensions (mm) 45.00

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Discover the Timeless Elegance of a Celestial Marvel

Immerse yourself in the splendour of the 2024 $10 Armillary Sphere 2oz Silver Antiqued Ultra High Relief Coin, a breathtaking piece from the Historic Instruments series. This extraordinary coin captures the essence of the armillary sphere, an ancient astronomical instrument that has fascinated scholars for centuries.

A Tribute to Astronomical Ingenuity

The armillary sphere, with its intricate design, showcases the grand circles of the heavens—the horizon, meridian, Equator, tropics, polar circles, and an encircling ecliptic hoop. This celestial globe, with the Earth at its centre, features degrees for angular measurements, reflecting the precision and elegance of 17th and 18th-century astronomical instruments.

Rich Historical Significance

Believed to have been invented independently in ancient China during the 4th century BC and ancient Greece during the 3rd century BC, the armillary sphere stands as a testament to human curiosity and scientific advancement. These splendid devices once graced the parlours of academics, suspended in the air, perched upon ornate stands, or held by an elegant handle.

A Masterpiece of Craftsmanship

Crafted with ultra-high relief and an antiqued finish, this 2oz silver coin is a true masterpiece, offering a unique tactile and visual experience. Its limited mintage of only 1500 pieces makes it a rare and valuable addition to any collection.

A Collector’s Dream

Whether you are an avid coin collector or an admirer of historical instruments, the 2024 $10 Armillary Sphere Silver Coin is a must-have. Its intricate design, historical significance, and exceptional craftsmanship make it a standout piece in any collection.

Additional information

Denomination

Year

2024

Weight

2oz

Finish

Antiqued

Theme

Celestial

Country

Cook Islands

Composition

Silver

Region

Oceania

Mintage

Fineness

.999

Strike Type

Ultra High Relief

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