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2023 Antique Cook Islands Arethusa 1 oz Silver Coin Ultra High Relief

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Introducing the captivating tale of Arethusa, the Greek nymph. Arethusa was bathing in a river that belonged to Alpheus. The river god immediately fell in love due to Arethusas beauty. Arethusa went on the run and was eventually turned into a freshwater spring to escape him for good. Arethusa is also an iconic figure in numismatic history as her portrait has been featured on coins dating back to 500 BC. Now, you can order the 2023 Antique Cook Islands Arethusa 1 oz Silver Coin and experience a modern-day touch on Arethusa. Order yours at Provident Metals.


  • Delivered in a presentation case with a Certificate of Authenticity!
  • 4th issue in the Numismatic Icons Series!
  • Limited mintage of just 1,500 silver coins!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
  • Holds a face value of 5 Dollars backed by the Cook Islands.
  • Obverse showcases the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Reverse features Arethusa.

Each order of the 2023 Antique Cook Islands Arethusa 1 oz Silver Coin arrives securely nestled within a presentation case, safeguarding the brand-new condition of your silver. Every purchase is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity, further enhancing the value of these coins. These coins are distinguished by an antique finish and remarkable ultra-high-relief visuals brought to life by Smartminting technology.


The obverse of the 2023 Antique Cook Islands Silver Arethusa Coin features the regal presence of Queen Elizabeth II, adorned with the splendid Girls of Great Britain and Ireland diamond tiara, elegantly encircled by the coin’s unique identifiers. This impressive design was created by Ian Rank-Broadley. Inscriptions include IRB, 2023, COOK ISLANDS, 5 DOLLARS, and ELIZABETH II.


On the reverse side of the 2023 Antique Cook Islands Arethusa 1 oz Coin, the portrait of Arethusa herself comes to life. The depiction captures the Greek nymph adorned with a necklace and exquisite earrings, gracefully surrounded by playful dolphins as they dance through the waters. This captivating representation of Arethusa’s image dates to approximately 500 BC. Inscriptions read CI.


Crafted in collaboration between CIT and the Cook Islands, the Numismatic Icons collection showcases Arethusa as the fourth design within the series, accompanied by other esteemed figures like the tortoise, Pegasos, and Athenas Owl. Each of these four designs is offered in three distinct options: a 1 oz gold coin, a 1 oz silver coin, and a 1/2 gram gold proof coin.


Feel free to reach out to Provident Metals’ dedicated customer service team for any queries or clarifications. Our friendly experts are ready to assist you. Connect with us today at 1-800-313-3315 or explore other communication options like email and online chat.


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Product Details

Year 2023
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .999
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Ultra High Relief
Denomination 5 CID
Country Cook Islands
Edge Style Reeded
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Mintage 1,500
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 4029199