This is the first issue in a brand new series, World of Meteorites and it comes to you from the artisans at Poland Mint. This coin is dedicated to the Fukang Meteorite discovered in the Xinjiang Province, China in the year 2000. With the incredible depth and detail this is sure to be a highly sought after collectible for all our space coin enthusiasts. In 2000, near Fukang, China, a Chinese dealer obtained a mass from Xinjiang Province, China, with a weight of 1,003 kilograms (2,211 lb). He removed from the main mass about 20 kilograms (44 lb), and in February 2005, the meteorite was taken to the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show, where it was seen by Dante Lauretta of University of Arizona. Subsequently, the mass was investigated by D. Goreva at Southwest Meteorite Center, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, United States, North America. It is a pallasite a type of stonyiron meteorite with olivine crystals. It is estimated to be 4.5 billion years old. Low mintage of just 600 coins worldwide. Incredibly detailed 6 mm high relief strike. Unique copper plating Geniune Fukang Meteroite inset. 999 Mintage: 666 Diameter: 50 mm Mint capsule, Presentation Box, Certificate of Authenticity. Be sure to check out our new public collector coin forum, recently launched on Reddit. Open for everyone, this is a community established exclusively for lively discussion, sharing and sourcing of luxury legal tender collector sets. Come join us at r/artincoins. About Art in Coins and our service. We are an established precious metals dealer. Our focus is primarily in the collector coin segment and we provide exceptional customer service. Please be aware of your local regulations prior to ordering. You may opt out at any time with the Unsubscribe link in the footer section of the newsletter. We post market related news, discount coupons and flash sale announcements on a regular basis via our social media business pages. The item “2018 Niue 2 oz World of Meteorites Fukang High Relief Meteorite Silver Coin” is in sale since Friday, August 16, 2019. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Other Oceania Coins”. The seller is “artincoins” and is located in Verdun, Quebec. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Poland
- Certification: Uncertified
- Year: 2018
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Composition: Silver