The King Cobra is one of the world’s most feared creatures, possessing a toxin in its venom that can kill a human being without rapid medical response. As part of the Kings of the Continents Series from the New Zealand Mint, the King Cobra represents India and Southeast Asia as the third release. Right now, the 2016 1 oz Silver Niue Kings of the Continents King Cobra Coin is available in BU condition on Silver.com.
- Arrives in a beautifully themed box with a Certificate of Authenticity.
- Total mintage capped at 5,000 coins for this design release.
- Third release of the Kings of the Continents Series.
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver.
- Reverse features the new King Cobra, colorized design.
- Obverse bears Queen Elizabeth II’s portrait.
- Available with a Brilliant Uncirculated grade.
Each of the coins in the Kings of the Continents Series of silver coins from the New Zealand Mint features a colorized design to bring the imagery to life. The King Cobra depicted on these coins is captured in its natural hues, with an image of the snake with its head propped up and ready to strike.
These 2016 1 oz Silver Niue Kings of the Continents King Cobra Coins is a Brilliant Uncirculated specimen. Coins in this condition show no signs of wear and tear, but also have minor blemishes such as breaks in the luster, spotted surfaces, and contact marks from the striking process.
On the reverse of each coin you’ll find the colorized design of the King Cobra. This side of the coin includes engravings that read “1 oz 999 Fine Silver.” Included in the image is a jungle mountain that is indicative of some of the snake’s habitat.
The obverse side of the 2016 1 oz Silver Niue Kings of the Continents King Cobra Coin is the image of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is the longest reigning monarch of Britain, and is on her fourth-generation depiction on the obverse side of all commonwealth coinage, having ascended to the throne in 1952.
New Zealand Mint is home to some of the most popular silver and gold coins in the world. Located in Auckland, it is a private facility and is not associated with the production of official New Zealand currency.
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