The awesome beauty of space and of the worlds orbiting our sun are celebrated by the Republic of Cameroon’s Solar System series, issued in cooperation with the Mint of Poland. Mercury, a planet long observed by humanity from afar but little known in its actual details until this century, is the subject of the 2021 Proof Cameroon Mercury 17.5 Gram Silver Coin, now on offer from Provident Metals.
The 2021 Proof Cameroon Mercury Silver Coin is an ideal choice of gift for special occasions, astronomy enthusiasts, and collectors. Its finely wrought medallic artwork, magnified image of Mercury, touches of gilding and gorgeous themed presentation case come together to make it a highly-coveted item. Provident Metals ships each of these coins with a Certificate of Authenticity, and fully insures all shipments against even the remote possibility of damage or misplacement.
The coin’s obverse side features a detailed and magnified digital-print image of Mercury as recently revealed by the high-resolution photography of the Mariner 10 vessel. Around it is an intricate star map identifying several well-known constellations, naming more than twenty stars and galaxies, framed in a gilded rim and decorated with a dozen gilded accent points.
The official coat of arms of Cameroon dominates the reverse, along with the inscriptions “Republique du Cameroun,” “2021,” and “500 Francs CFA.” The French and English renderings of the country’s motto “Peace,” “Work,” “Fatherland” provide the final touch.
For as long as humans have watched the heavens, Mercury has been a standout feature, with an odd and rapid orbit that often caused cultures to mistake it for two objects instead of one. Close exploration of the planet, however, would have to wait until the launch of Mariner 10 in the early 21st century, whose historic flyby provided the spectacular imagery of the closest world to the sun ever to be captured.
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|Mint Mark||Not Shown|
|Producer||Mint of Poland|
|Certificate of Authenticity||No|
|Capsule Size||50 mm|
|Metal Content||.5626 Troy Ounce|
|Shipping||Orders over $199 Ship Free|
|Product Series||Solar System|