Cook Islands 2016 10$ The Norse Gods - Heimdall 2oz Antique finish Silver Coin

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The Norse Gods is a brand new 9-coin series dedicated to gods of Norse mythology: Odin, Thor, Tyr, Loki, Heimdall, Sif, Hel, Freyr, and Frigg. The first six issues are already available! Together with the stunning high relief, the antique finish enhances the majesty and greatness of each 2 oz silver 999 coin.

The traditional obverse of the Cook Islands coin features the portrait of Her Majesty Elizabeth II surrounded by the inscriptions: the Queen's name, the face value of the coin, its issuing country and year.

The reverse of the coin is struck with an exceptional high relief technique that results in a stunning visual effect and remarkable design. Heimdall, in Norse mythology, the watchman of the gods. Called the shining god and whitest skinned of the gods, Heimdall dwelt at the entry to Asgard, where he guarded Bifrost, the rainbow bridge. He required less sleep than a bird, could see 100 leagues, and could hear grass growing in the meadows and wool growing on sheep. Apart from guard duty, Heimdall is the ever-watchful sentinel who waits with his horn to announce the end of the world. Issued with the mintage of 1 000
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