2020 Tuvalu Signs of the Zodiac Antiqued Colored 5 oz Silver

Amazing craftmanship from the Perth Mint! Extremely low 388 mintage world-wide. 5 oz .9999 fine silver. Antiqued Colored Proof comes in collectible display case and numbered COA.

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2020 Tuvalu Signs of the Zodiac 5oz Silver Antiqued Colored

This incredibly fine 2020 Tuvalu Signs of the Zodiac 5oz Silver Antiqued Colored coin was produced by Perth Mint for the island nation of Tuvalu. Every aspect of this new offering reflects the highest of craftsmanship. From the concept and striking design by Perth’s Jennifer McKenna, to the coin’s impeccable minting, colorization, and application of the antique finish to each coin by hand, the final results are magnificent!

Signs of the Zodiac

As a legal tender offering by Tuvalu, the obverse displays the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Inscriptions encircling the rim include, “QUEEN ELIZABETH II . 5oz 9999 SILVER . 2020 . TUVALU . 5 DOLLARS.” The antique finish was applied by hand, reflecting the personal attention given to each individual coin. This process can produce minor variations in their appearance, which is highly appreciated by collectors.

The reverse is truly a remarkable presentation of the Signs of the Zodiac. The entire field of this rimless coin is utilized to display the striking design. Working from the very center of the design out to the rim area, begins with a representation of the heavens, including the Sun, Moon, and stars. A single image brings together a stylized composite of the Moon and Sun, surrounded by stars. This is encircled by images of the twelve Zodiac symbols. Each symbol forms the base of the individual vine-like frames that highlight each of the twelve colored illustrations historically associated with each sign. The design is completed by the names of each of the Zodiac signs encircling the design.

This stunning new release of Perth Mint’s 2020 Tuvalu Signs of the Zodiac 5oz Silver Antiqued Colored coin is truly a fine work of numismatic art and craftsmanship. With an extremely limited mintage of only 388 for worldwide distribution, you will need to act quickly to reserve your desired quantity. Each coin is presented in classic display case with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, and includes a finely illustrated shipper.

Highlights

  • 2020 Tuvalu Signs of the Zodiac 5oz Silver Antiqued Colored.
  • Produced by Australia Perth Mint for Tuvalu.
  • Extremely limited mintage of only 388 for worldwide distribution!
  • Contains 5 troy oz of 9999 Fine Silver.
  • Obverse: Displays the Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Inscriptions include “QUEEN ELIZABETH II . 5oz 9999 SILVER . 2020 . TUVALU . 5 DOLLARS.”
  • Reverse: Features a remarkable presentation of the Signs of the Zodiac, with hand-applied antique finish and colored illustrations historically associated with each sign.
  • Each coin comes in a classic display case with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, and includes an illustrated shipper.
Product ID: 2641220200
Year Released: 2020
Origin: Tuvalu
Metal Composition: Silver
Face Weight: 5 troy oz
Standardized Weight: 5 oz
Purity: 0.9999
Denomination: 5 Dollars

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