Gold Half Gram 2022 Iron Maiden - Senjutsu, Coin from Cook Islands - detailed information

Gold Half Gram 2022 Iron Maiden - Senjutsu, Coin from Cook Islands
CoinGold Half Gram 2022 Iron Maiden - Senjutsu

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. Many of them are in standard sizes, including the half gram (0.5 g) of gold mini-coin format - such as this coin.

The Mint says about this coin:
Following on the heels of the immensely successful "The Number of the Beast" Iron Maiden coin, CIT is thrilled to release the next heavy metal hit! There are three incredible issues that are all designed around the band’s newest album release, "Senjutsu". It is a global success having hit #1 in 23 countries.

The name is Japanese and loosely translates to "tactics and strategy". It is unlike any other album that Iron Maiden has done before and the band continues to sound like no other. Iron Maiden is well known for fancy album artwork revolving around Eddie and this album is no exception. Eddie is shown donning ancient Samurai style armour and wielding a Samurai sword. CIT has taken this officially licensed design and mated it to our impressive smartminting technology.

The 2 oz silver proof is a stunning blending of our state-of-the-art coloration and ultra-high relief. The colourful 5 gram silver note is also a sight to behold and uses every bit of its surface to showcase this striking design. The half gram gold proof is astonishingly detailed for its size and makes a great compliment to the other two releases. With their Legacy of the Beast tour going around the world this year, these will surely be in high demand.

MintCIT Coin Invest Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage15,000
Obverse
Cook Islands / Gold Half Gram 2022 Iron Maiden - Senjutsu - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin shows the crowned mature head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (her effigy known as the "Fourth Portrait"). The Queen wears the "Girls of Great Britain and Ireland" diamond tiara, a wedding gift from Queen Mary (Her Majesty's grandmother) in 1947 - which she also has on the Machin and the Gottwald portraits.

In small letters below the head, the artist's initials IRB (for Ian Rank-Broadley).

Around the effigy is the monarch's legend and the face value: ELIZABETH II COOK ISLANDS 5 DOLLARS.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II COOK ISLANDS 5 DOLLARS
Reverse
Cook Islands / Gold Half Gram 2022 Iron Maiden - Senjutsu - reverse photo

The reverse design depicts Iron Maiden's monster called Eddie, in samurai armour wielding a Japanese sword.

Below, the IRON MAIDEN logo.

Vertically on the left, in Japanese style, SENJUTSU; vertically on the right, also in Japanese style, 2022.

Reverse Inscription IRON MAIDEN SENJUTSU 2022
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: proof.
CIT Item ID: 30024.

See also

Coins featuring Iron Maiden include:
- 0.5 g Gold, Iron Maiden - Senjutsu (Samurai Eddie), 2022
- 2 oz Silver Coloured, Iron Maiden - Senjutsu (Samurai Eddie), 2022
- 1 oz Silver Coloured, Iron Maiden - The Number of the Beast, 2022
- 1 oz Silver Coloured, Iron Maiden - Fear of the Dark, 2022
- 5 g Silver Coin Note, Iron Maiden - Senjutsu (Samurai Eddie), 2022
- 0.5 g Gold, Iron Maiden - Piece of Mind, 2023
- 2 oz Silver Coloured, Iron Maiden - Piece of Mind, 2023
- 1 oz Silver Coloured, Iron Maiden - Eddie the Trooper, 2023
- 5 g Silver Coin Note, Iron Maiden - Piece of Mind, 2023

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Gold Half Gram 2022 Iron Maiden - Senjutsu: Details
CountryCook Islands
CurrencyCook Islands Dollar
Coin TypeGold Half Gram (0.5 g)
Issued2022
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley
Face Value5 (x Dollar)
Total Mintage15,000
CurrentYes
Material0.9999 Gold
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size11.0000 mm
Mass0.5000 g
OCC IDBVYX-EWRC-BLWB-OJZN
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