There are many beautiful photographs of earth, but few are as iconic as The Blue Marble image from the Apollo 17 mission. This photograph was taken on December 7th, 1972 and captures the earth from the Mediterranean Sea to Antarctica. While other more technologically advanced images of earth exist, few have inspired such awe and appreciation for our planet as The Blue Marble. Now, 2022 1 oz Proof Colorized Silver Fiji Blue Marble Domed Shaped Coins are available to you for purchase online at Silver.com in honor of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 17.
- Coins ship to you in a presentation case with a Certificate of Authenticity!
- Brand-new coin in honor of Apollo 17 50th Anniversary!
- Mintage limited to 1,000 coins only!
- Colorized proof specimen.
- Domed shape.
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver.
- Issued a face value of One Dollar from Fiji.
- The obverse shows the Fiji coat of arms.
- On the reverse side is The Blue Marble.
All 2022 1 oz Silver Fiji Blue Marble Domed Shaped Coins have proof finishes which gives them a mirror-like appearance. Adding to their aesthetic beauty are colorization design elements and a domed shape. Each coin is housed inside a presentation case with an illustrated lid and a Certificate of Authenticity from the mint.
There are many pictures showcasing planet earth from outer space. Some are mysterious, while others can be a bit overwhelming to the naked eye. And then some are simply beautiful, exquisite depictions of planet earth in all its glory. The Blue Marble from 1972 is one such image. Taken during the final Apollo Space Mission, this photograph is a perfect representation of the earth. We see not just lands and water, but also clouds and ice. Sometimes, we need to see something from a distance to really appreciate it. To view this incredible composition is to feel truly grateful that we get to live on such a beautiful planet.
The Fiji coat of arms is depicted on the obverse of 2022 1 oz Proof Colorized Silver Fiji Blue Marble Coins. On it are two Fijian warriors and an inscription of the country’s official motto. Along the sides of the coin are the words Fiji 2022, 1 oz, One Dollar, .999 Fine Silver.
The Blue Marble image is shown on the reverse of 2022 Proof Silver Fiji Blue Marble Domed Shaped Coins. This replica of the original 1972 translunar photograph is a perfect tribute to both the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 17 and also the beautiful planet we call home.
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