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2009 LE 2,500 $5 Cook Islands Thermo Chick Silver Coin

2009 Limited Edition of 2,500 $5 Cook Islands Little Thermo Chick Silver Egg-Shaped Coin

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Overview & Details

2009 Limited Edition of 2,500 $5 Cook Islands Little Thermo Chick Silver Egg-Shaped Coin   
Keep that egg warm ... there's no telling when it might "hatch". This adorable egg-shaped silver coin features a red egg on the reverse, that transforms, when touched into a cute little chick. It comes in proof condition and will make a magnificent addition to any collection or a memorable way to commemorate a special event.

What You Get

  • 2009 Cook Islands $5 Little Thermo Chick egg-shaped silver coin
  • Black velvet pouch 

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The Key Specs

Coin Grade/Condition: Proof
Finish: Colorized thermo-color print with hidden picture
Limited Edition: 2,500
Packaging: Encapsulated

Coin 1

Obverse: Effigy of Elizabeth II Inscriptions include "Elizabeth II", "Cook Islands" and "5 Dollars"
Reverse: Thermo-color print that changes from a red egg to a chick
Composition: 92.5% pure silver
Diameter: Approx. 1.18" x 1.57" (30mm x 43mm)
Weight: Approx. 0.88 oz. (25 grams)


2009 Cook Islands $5 Little Thermo Chick egg-shaped silver coin 
  • Features a special coloration technique using thermo colors
  • At first glance, reverse appears to depict a red egg, but touching the coin's surface activates the thermo color and causes a newly hatched chick to appear
  • The image disappears when the color cools down, as if touched by a ghostly hand
  • This effect can be done approximately 100 times  

Limited Edition offering
  • Only 2,500 of these coins are being minted

Proof condition
  • Struck at least twice on highly polished coin blanks to bring out the mirrored background and high-relief images

92.5% pure silver
  • Precious-metal coin

  • Helps protect coin's condition during storage and display


2009 Limited Edition of 2,500 $5 Cook Islands Little Thermo Chick Silver Egg-Shaped Coin

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