Every once in a while a coin comes along that really grabs your attention. It takes your breath away. The 2021 1 oz Cook Islands Platinum Firefighter Proof Coin is one of those coins. Struck with an Ultra High Relief finish, the .9995 fine platinum really pops.
- Made of 1 oz of .9995 fine Platinum.
- Only 199 available worldwide
- Comes in a decorative frame box in the original capsule with a certificate of authenticity.
- The obverse has an image of two firefighters next to the twin towers battling a blaze. Below is written “ONLY THE BRAVE ARE FREE”. Below them is the image of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley. Around the queen’s picture is written ‘ELIZABETH II 250 DOLLARS COOK ISLANDS 2021’.
- The reverse has a high relief close-up image of a firefighter. On his helmet is ‘Firefighter 343 NYFD’
- Sovereign coin backed by the Cook Islands government.
The obverse image on the coin is an ultra high relief image of two firefighters in full gear and breathing tanks battling a blaze with the twin towers in the background. The background is shiny with the firefighters being in a matte finish. Below the firefighters is written in big bold letters, “ ONLY THE BRAVE ARE FREE’. Below this scene is the image of Queen Elizabeth II as designed by Ian Rank-Broadly. Around the queen is ‘ELIZABETH II 250 DOLLARS COOK ISLANDS 2021.
The reverse image has a super cool image of a New York Fireman that looks like it is popping out of the coin. The image is so ultra high relief you can make out details like the fireman’s hair around his face, the buckles of his helmet and the flashlight attached to his helmet. On the fireman’s helmet is ‘Firefighter 343 NYFD’. The number 343 is in honor of the 343 firefighters who lost their lives in the twin towers on 9/11.
The CIT, Coin Invest Trust, located in Liechtenstein, creates stunning coins for countries all over the world. Their smartminting® technology allows them to create coins of ultra high relief without adding additional metal to the coin. Consequently, they can produce coins that are seemingly impossibly detailed.
Show your support for firefighters everywhere who bravely run into danger to rescue others by buying the 2021 1 oz Cook Islands Platinum Firefighter Proof Coin. This is a great reminder to not take for granted the men and women who protect us every day. Get yours today.