2020 Laacher See Mountains of Fire 1oz Silver Coin


Coin Specifications

Year 2020
Denomination 1,000 Francs
Country Cameroon
Max Mintage 250
Finish BU / Coloured
Primary Material Silver .999
Primary Material Weight 1oz
Coin Dimensions (mm) 38.61

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Explore the Volcanic Majesty of the 2020 Laacher See Silver Coin

Immerse yourself in the geological wonder of the Laacher See with the 2020 Laacher See Mountains of Fire 1oz Silver Coin. This exquisite piece not only celebrates the natural beauty and fiery past of the Laacher See, a volcanic caldera lake in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, but also features a captivating design that incorporates a real lava insert, symbolising the lake’s volcanic origins.

Stunning Design and Fineness

Crafted with utmost precision, this coin boasts a high-quality finish of Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) quality, ensuring that each detail of its design is presented with clarity. The silver purity of .999 makes this coin a valuable addition to any collection, not just for its aesthetic appeal but also for its metal value. The inclusion of a real lava insert on the reverse adds a unique tactile element, bringing the volcanic theme to life.

Limited Edition Release

With a limited mintage of only 250 pieces globally, the 2020 Laacher See Silver Coin represents a rare opportunity to own a piece of numismatic art that is both beautiful and scarce. This coin is a must-have for collectors and enthusiasts who appreciate the unique interplay between nature and craftsmanship.

Specifications and Presentation

This coin’s specifications are impressive: weighing 1oz with a diameter of 38.61mm, it strikes the perfect balance between heft and visual impact. It comes presented in a protective case along with a Certificate of Authenticity, ensuring its condition and legitimacy. The face value of 1000 Francs CFA, backed by the Republic of Cameroon, adds a layer of international intrigue to its story.

Historical and Cultural Significance

The Laacher See’s formation, dating back approximately 12,900 years due to a Plinian eruption, is depicted in stunning detail on the reverse of the coin. This eruption, with a Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI) of 6, mirrors the intensity of the 1991 Pinatubo eruption, marking the coin not just as a collectible but as a piece of Earth’s history. The obverse features the Coat of Arms of the Republic of Cameroon, linking this geological marvel to its numismatic journey.

Whether you’re a numismatist, a geology enthusiast, or simply someone who appreciates the extraordinary beauty of our planet, the 2020 Laacher See Mountains of Fire 1oz Silver Coin offers a unique blend of artistry, history, and science. Secure your piece of this limited edition today and own a tangible piece of Earth’s fiery past.

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