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2021 Cook Islands Real Heroes Firefighter 1 Kilo Silver Coin Colorized, with Box & CoA

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On September 11, 2001, 343 FDNY firefighters were killed as they attempted to rescue civilians following the terrorist attack on the Twin Towers. In recognition of these heroic individuals, CIT has produced a new silver specimen as part of its ambitious Real Heroes Series. Produced in collaboration with the Cook Islands, these ultra-high relief, colorized coins are a deeply moving tribute to the firefighters who sacrificed their lives on 9/11. Provident Metals now has 2021 Cook Islands Real Heroes Firefighter 1 Kilo Silver Coins available to you for purchase online.

Coin Highlights:

  • Ships in a windowed display box with a Certificate of Authenticity!
  • All-new coin in the Real Heroes Series!
  • Limited mintage of just 119 silver coins!
  • Contains 1 Kilo (32.15 Troy oz) of .999 pure silver.
  • Bears a face value of 100 Dollars backed by the Cook Islands.
  • The obverse features Queen Elizabeth and a 9/11 motif.
  • On the reverse is a depiction of a firefighter in detailed close-up.
  • Colorized, ultra-high relief coin.

When you purchase 2021 Cook Islands Real Heroes Firefighter 1 Kilo Silver Coins in this online Provident Metals listing, you will receive a genuine silver specimen with legal tender status in the Cook Islands. Produced with beautiful, colorized imagery and ultra-high relief detail, this is a coin that you will want on display every year when 9/11 comes around. Included with your purchase are a solemn black display case and a Certificate of Authenticity from the mint.


On the obverse of 2021 Real Heroes Firefighter 1 Kilo Silver Coins, you will find a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley. Inscriptions around this effigy read ELIZABETH II, 100 DOLLARS, COOK ISLANDS, 2021. Above this portrait, there is a depiction of two firefighters on duty. Just below them, there is an inscription reading ONLY THE BRAVE ARE FREE. In the background, we glimpse the Twin Towers that fell on September 11, 2001.


The reverse of 2021 Cook Islands Real Heroes Firefighter Silver Coins features a colorized depiction of a firefighter. This close-up view manages to capture the humanity of the firefighter despite the fact that they are wearing a helmet and oxygen mask. The number 343 on their helmet reminds us of the number of firefighters who lost their lives on 9/11. Along the rim there is an inscription reading WE RUSH IN WHEN OTHERS RUSH OUT.


Coin Invest Trust is an innovative producer of commemorative precious metals products based out of Liechtenstein. The company is perhaps most notable for its use Smartminting technology, which allows for a more expansive use of ultra-high relief detail across both fields of the coin.


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Product Details

Year 2021
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .999
Diameter 100 mm
Condition Proof
Denomination 100 CI
Country Cook Islands
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Real Heroes
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Mintage 119
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Metal Content 32.15 Troy Ounces
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Designer (Obverse) Ian Rank Broadley
Packaging Dimensions 9.0 x 9.0 x 3.0
Provident ID 3952201