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2023 Proof Cook Islands Meteorite Impacts Tenham 1 oz Silver Coin

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Introducing the captivating Meteorite Impacts Series, a truly unique collection from CIT that brings meteorite impacts to life through a captivating comic-book style portrayal, offering a modern-day perspective on these awe-inspiring events. Since its inception in 2004, this series has consistently delivered one-of-a-kind coins, each depicting a different meteorite impact. Now, presenting the remarkable 2023 Proof Cook Islands Meteorite Impacts Tenham 1 oz Silver Coin, the 19th edition in this spectacular series. Discover the extraordinary Tenham meteorite impact of 1879 as you make this coin yours, available at Provident Metals.


  • Delivered in a windowed presentation case alongside a Certificate of Authenticity!
  • 19th coin produced in the Meteorite Impacts Series!
  • Mintage limited to 2,500!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver.
  • Issued a face value of 5 Dollars backed by the Cook Islands.
  • Obverse presents the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Reverse shows the Tenham meteorite impact.

Every 2023 Proof Cook Islands Meteorite Impacts Tenham 1 oz Silver Coin arrives in a sophisticated windowed presentation case, offering both protection and display options for your cherished coin. Accompanying your coin is a Certificate of Authenticity, attesting to its genuineness. Noteworthy is the application of Smartminting technology, resulting in exceptionally high-relief imagery.


The obverse of the 2023 Proof Meteorite Impacts Tenham 1 oz Silver Coin showcases an elegant portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II, captured in a right-profile relief effigy wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland diamond tiara. This depiction, crafted by Ian Rank-Broadley, is encircled by distinctive coin markings. These marks include 5 DOLLARS, IRB, COOK ISLANDS, 2023, and ELIZABETH II.


Illustrated in captivating comic book style, the reverse of the 2023 Proof Cook Islands Meteorite Impacts Tenham Silver Coin vividly portrays the Tenham meteorite impact through a modern lens. The depiction encapsulates the meteorite’s descent, the urban setting, a news broadcast, and two individuals fleeing the impending disaster. Inscriptions include BOOM, BREAKING NEWS, and LIVE.


While the exact date of the Tenham meteorite impact remains a mystery, its significance is undeniable. The impact occurred in 1879 in a remote region of Australia, near Tenham station, leaving a trail of smaller meteorite fragments scattered within a 12-mile by 3-mile radius. Over 300 smaller stones were recovered in this radius.


Connect with our dedicated customer service team at Provident Metals, available to assist with any queries. Reach out at 1-800-313-3315 to secure your piece of this captivating collection. For further convenience, we’re also accessible through email and our online chat feature.

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Product Details

Year 2023
Metals Purity 0.9999
Producer CIT
Diameter 38.61 mm
Condition Proof
Denomination $5
Edge Style Reeded
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Mintage 2,500
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Mint Mark Not Shown
Country Cook Islands
Product Series Meteorite Impacts
Provident ID 4028589