Silver Twenty-five Grams 2007 Angel and Devil, Coin from Palau - detailed information

Silver Twenty-five Grams 2007 Angel and Devil, Coin from Palau
CoinSilver Twenty-five Grams 2007 Angel and Devil

The Republic of Palau is an island country in the western Pacific, in free association with the United States. In one way or another, the country has been under US administration since it was established, and has never had its own separate currency - it has always used the US Dollar. However, Palau allows some foreign mints to issue coins under its authority; these are denominated in US Dollars but are only legal tender in Palau, so can in a way be considered to be in "Palau Dollars", even though such a currency does not officially exist.

The coins are usually dedicated to historical or general popular culture themes not related to the country itself. Many of them are in sizes based on the troy ounce, but some are "metric" - such as twenty-five grams (25 g) of silver.

This coin is part of a heart-shaped series issued (almost) annually with a new design every year.

MintCIT Coin Invest Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage2,500
Obverse
Palau / Silver Twenty-five Grams 2007 Angel and Devil - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin features the unofficial "Emblem of Palau" used on much of the country's coinage. It has an ornate shield at centre, on which is depicted the sea god Neptune, crowned and seated on a round stone and holding a trident in his left hand; on the right, a bare breasted mermaid; on the left, a treasure chest. The ground is a beach, featuring waves and a starfish. Above Neptune, a star. Below the waves, the inscription RAINBOW'S END. Above the shield is a native rowing in a single-outrigger canoe.

Around above, surrounded by three stars on the left and three stars on the right, the name of the country: *** REPUBLIC OF PALAU ***.

Below, the face value $5 (two dollars).

Obverse Inscription *** REPUBLIC OF PALAU *** $5
Reverse
Palau / Silver Twenty-five Grams 2007 Angel and Devil - reverse photo

The reverse is coloured and depicts two sitting babies representing a devil and an angel.

Below them, the inscription GOOD HEAVENS!, below which the date of issue 2007.

Reverse Inscription GOOD HEAVENS! 2007
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: proof, coloured, special shape.
CIT Item ID: 22500

See also

Coins in the Silver Hearts collection include:
- 25 g Silver, Endless Love, Northern Mariana Islands 2005
- 25 g Silver, Endless Love, Liberia 2006
- 25 g Silver, Angel and Devil, Palau 2007
- 25 g Silver, Everlasting Love, Cook Islands 2008
- 25 g Silver, Missing You, Palau 2009
- 1/2 oz Silver, My Heart Flies for You, Palau 2012
- 25 g Silver, Heart of Love, Cameroon 2013
- 20 g Silver, Happy Valentine's Day, Cook Islands 2014
- 20 g Silver, Happy Valentine's Day, Cook Islands 2017
- 20 g Silver, Happy Valentine's Day, Cook Islands 2019
- 20 g Silver, Happy Valentine's Day, Cook Islands 2021
- 20 g Silver, Brilliant Love, Cook Islands 2022

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Silver Twenty-five Grams 2007 Angel and Devil: Details
CountryPalau
CurrencyPalau Dollar
Coin TypeSilver Twenty-five Grams (25 g)
Issued2007
SymbolEmblem of Palau
Face Value5 (x Dollar)
Total Mintage2,500
CurrentYes
Material0.925 Silver
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeHeart
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size37.000 mm
Mass25.000 g
OCC IDBVYX-OWRC-YRZN-EJZN
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