Silver Ounce 2022 Wendish Crusade, Coin from Cook Islands - detailed information

Silver Ounce 2022 Wendish Crusade, Coin from Cook Islands
CoinSilver Ounce 2022 Wendish Crusade

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 bullion sizes, including one ounce of silver - such as this coin.

This coin is part of the History of the Crusades (Northern Crusades) series and is dedicated to Wendish Crusade.

The Wendish Crusade military campaign started in 1147 and was one of the five major Northern Crusades. It was started because peaceful means by the German archbishops of Bremen and Magdeburg to convert the Wends to Christianity failed. The Wends knew about the plans to invade and thus preemptively invaded Germany but failed. Shortly later in 1147 the march of the Crusaders started. It was the Kingdom of German with the Roman Empire against the Slavic Tribes in now northeast Germany and Poland.

The conquered lands from the Wends were rich in resources which made it easy to find people to join this Holy Crusade. The rewards were high, however the result of the Wendish Crusade was mixed. Lands were conquered, people converted but not to the full extend as planned - similar to the Second Crusade to the Holy Land, which occurred at the same time.

MintNumisCollect Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage1,000
Obverse
Cook Islands / Silver Ounce 2022 Wendish Crusade - 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.

The portrait of the Queen is in the lower part of the obverse. The upper part of the obverse, which is common for all coins in the series, depicts the silhouettes of two crusaders - the one on the left holding a large cross, and the one on the right an even larger banner with a cross on it. Around above, the name of the series: HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II COOK ISLANDS 5 DOLLARS
Reverse
Cook Islands / Silver Ounce 2022 Wendish Crusade - reverse photo

The reverse depicts a medieval battle, and the capture of the Wends. In the foreground on the left, Henry the Lion who was one of the main commanders of the crusade; he was the most powerful German prince of his time, and ruled from the Baltics to the Alps.

In the exergue, his name: HENRY THE LION, below which the date of issue 2022.

The inscription and the date are divided by a sword, above which is a Teutonic cross.

Around above, the inscription WENDISH CRUSADE 1147.

Reverse Inscription WENDISH CRUSADE 1147 HENRY THE LION 2022
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: antique.
Packaging: in protective capsule and display box, with a Certificate of Authenticity.
NumisCollect Article ID: CK2214

The History of the Crusades was initially announced as a twelve-coin series; however, with the tenth edition it was announced that it will continue with five coins featuring the Northern crusades; this is the second of these.

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Silver Ounce 2010 Battle of Salamis 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II COOK ISLANDS 2010 · 1 DOLLAR ·
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Silver Ounce 2022 Wendish Crusade: Details
CountryCook Islands
CurrencyCook Islands Dollar
Coin TypeSilver Ounce (1 oz)
Issued2022
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley
Face Value5 (x Dollar)
Total Mintage1,000
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Silver
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size38.6100 mm
Mass31.1000 g
OCC IDDKLM-OMKC-XMKB-ONZB
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