Fifty Dollars, Silver (19.2 g), Coin Type from Cook Islands - detailed information

Fifty Dollars, Silver (19.2 g), Coin Type from Cook Islands (issued 1991 - 1991)
Coin TypeFifty Dollars, Silver (19.2 g)

The Cook Islands, a sovereign state in free association with New Zealand, uses two official legal tender currencies. The New Zealand Dollar circulates in parallel with the local Cook Islands Dollar; at the same time, the government also authorises many legal tender coins in the Cook Islands Dollar currency for collector's purposes.

Collector coins are dedicated to historical or general popular culture themes not related to the country itself. Many of them are in standard bullion sizes, but the silver Fifty Dollars listed below are not; their weight is more than a half ounce but less than one ounce, and also less than that of a British Crown, even though the diameter is the same as the latter (hence, the coins are thinner).

Cook Islands / Fifty Dollars, Silver (19.2 g) - obverse photo

Effigy of the monarch, legend, date of issue

Obverse Inscription Legend of the monarch, date
Cook Islands / Fifty Dollars, Silver (19.2 g) - reverse photo

Various designs as listed individually below.

Reverse Inscription
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Wild Winds Ancient Coins
Wild Winds Ancient Coins
Fifty Dollars, Silver (19.2 g): Details
CountryCook Islands
CurrencyCook Islands Dollar
Sub-type ofSilver Twenty Grams (20 g)
Face Value50 (x Dollar)
Material0.925 Silver
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size38.6100 mm
Mass19.2000 g