Copper Fifty Grams 2022 Titanic, Coin from Cook Islands - detailed information

Copper Fifty Grams 2022 Titanic, Coin from Cook Islands
CoinCopper Fifty Grams 2022 Titanic

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 there are also non-standard formats such as the massive fifty grams of copper size used by some mints.

The Mint says about this coin:
The Titanic. The tragic story of a cruise ship and an iceberg. It is hands down the most famous maritime disaster of all time. Countless documentaries and movies have been made about the story. Just 160 minutes after the momentous accident happened on April 14th, 1912 the vessel sank dragging more than 1,500 people to an icy grave.

This coin range is dedicated to the Titanic and its tragic story. While the reverse shows the ship in full speed in ultra-high relief the obverse tells the tale. You can see the route across the Atlantic including the point where the tragedy happened. Furthermore, you have two different perspectives of the deck and cabin construction and the inner part of the Titanic. This might give you an idea why so many people were trapped inside the ship as it went down.

The series contains 5 different coins done in 3 metals.

MintCIT Coin Invest Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage5,000
Obverse
Cook Islands / Copper Fifty Grams 2022 Titanic - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin shows two views of the Titanic - one from the side, and one from above. In the background, a map of the North Atlantic, and the line of the interrupted voyage of the Titanic.

Above that, the Fourth Definitive Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, by Ian Rank-Broadley; the Queen is crowned, facing right. Below the portrait, the designer's initials IRB.

Around above, the monarch's legend and the face value: ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR COOK ISLANDS; around below, the date 2022.

In microtext on the rim, facts about the Titanic.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR COOK ISLANDS 2022
Reverse
Cook Islands / Copper Fifty Grams 2022 Titanic - reverse photo

The reverse of the coin shows the Titanic amid floating ice.

Below, the inscription TITANIC.

Reverse Inscription TITANIC
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: antique, smartminting (Ultra High Relief).
CIT Item ID: 29901

See also

Coins in the Titanic series issued for the Cook Islands in 2022 include:
- 1 oz Gold Coloured, Titanic
- 0.5 g Gold, Titanic
- 3 oz Silver Coloured, Titanic
- 1 oz Silver Coloured, Titanic
- 50 g Copper, Titanic

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Copper Fifty Grams 2022 Titanic: Details
CountryCook Islands
CurrencyCook Islands Dollar
Coin TypeCopper Fifty Grams
Issued2022
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley
Face Value1 (x Dollar)
Total Mintage5,000
CurrentYes
MaterialCopper
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size38.610 mm
Mass50.000 g
OCC IDGAVP-EXAC-PGNP-OMDY
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