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2019 $5 Fine Silver Domed Proof Coin New Map of The World - 1626 Columbus


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The design of this stunning 2019 $5 Silver Proof Domed Coin is based on a 1626 map by famous English cartographer John Speed.  It shows the Western Hemisphere as it was depicted on Speed's opulently-decorated map, produced during the great age of discovery
A New and Accurate Map of the World was originally published in 1626 in an atlas called Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World, by English cartographer John Speed.  The highly-decorated map was often removed from the Atlas to be displayed as a piece of art.  The map includes astronomical drawings and diagrams, mythical figures, and portraits of famous navigators Drake, Magellan, Cavendish and Van Der Noort
Coin's obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II sculpted by Ian Rank-Broadley
Displayed in a presentation case with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity
Australian legal tender coin
Specifications: $5, 99.9% Silver 1oz, 39.62mm Diameter
Maximum Mintage: 5,000
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