Embark on a cosmic journey with the "TENHAM Meteorite Impacts 1 Oz Silver Coin." This captivating coin transports you to the celestial event of 1879, when the Australian outback near Tenham Station bore witness to a spectacular meteor shower. The night sky was illuminated by bright meteors hurtling through the atmosphere, leaving a fiery trail as they traversed from west to east. The aftermath of this cosmic phenomenon gave birth to a collection of extraterrestrial fragments that scattered across the vast landscape.
This coin, the 19th issue in the esteemed "Meteorite Impacts" series, captures the essence of this remarkable event with a unique twist. The design takes a playful and hypothetical comic-book-style approach, envisioning how modern society might react to a similar meteor shower today. This imaginative interpretation adds a touch of creativity and intrigue to an already captivating narrative.
Crafted from 1 oz of .9999 fine silver, this coin measures 38.61 mm in size and boasts the impeccable quality of Proof. The smartminting® technology employed in its creation ensures that every detail of the design is rendered with precision and depth. The ultra high relief technique elevates the design, bringing the concept to life in a tactile and visually stunning manner.
With a limited mintage of 2500 pieces, this coin stands as a testament to the fascination humans have with the mysteries of the universe. The "TENHAM Meteorite Impacts" coin not only commemorates a historic event but also sparks the imagination, inviting you to ponder the wonders of the cosmos and the impact of celestial phenomena on our world.
The smartminting© technology is a ground-breaking advancement in contemporary numismatics that permits an unparalleled level of ultra-high relief, and it establishes novel benchmarks in the coin industry.
- This technology enables the production of standard weight coins with larger diameters, while maintaining high relief height.
- It also allows for coins with greatly reduced weight to maintain standard relief heights and permits coins with only slightly increased weight to exhibit high reliefs.