2023 Cook Islands Sparta 1 oz Silver Coin

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From CIT comes the 2023 Cook Islands Sparta 1 oz Silver Coin. This is a gorgeous, highly detailed coin featuring the legendary Spartan warriors. Legend has it that these fierce warriors though small in number were able to hold off an army numbering in the thousands. These warriors have been the subject of movies including 300 which was an adaptation of a graphic novel. Three warriors are shown here with Helen in the background.  


Key features: 

  • Made of 1 oz .999 fine silver 
  • Face value of $5 backed by the Cook Islands
  • Proof quality
  • Very limited mintage of 1500 available worldwide
  • Obverse side has Spartans riding in a chariot and a small effigy of Queen Elizabeth II above them
  • On the reverse side is the image of three Spartan warriors and Helen of Sparta in the background


The reverse side of this coin is the subject here with the image of three Spartan warriors ready for battle. In the background is Helen of Troy. Engraved behind them is ‘SPARTA’. The image here is created in ultra-high relief using CIT’s SmartMinting® technology. They gave this image a proof finish that makes the image really pop. 


On the obverse side of the coin is a couple of Spartans riding a chariot drawn by four horses. Above them is an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. This is the Ian Rank-Broadley version which has the queen wearing a tiara and pearl earrings. To the left of her is ‘ELIZABETH II’. Above her head is ‘5 DOLLARS’. To the right is ‘COOK ISLANDS’. At the bottom of this side is ‘2023’. 


The 2023 Cook Islands Sparta 1 oz Silver Coin is a coin worthy of a legend. This ultra-high relief depiction of these fierce warriors would look great in anyone’s collection. Get yours today. 




CIT, Cook Islands

Precious Metal






Metal Content

1 Troy Ounce


.999 Fine






38.61 mm



Security Features

Smartminted® Ultra-High Relief

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