Basilica San Vitale

Cook Islands 2017 5 Dollars Basilica San Vitale Silver Coin

Third coin in the wonderful mosaics series. Depicting the famous mosaisc at the Basilica San Vitale in Ravenna

The “Basilica of San Vitale” is a church in Ravenna, Italy, and one of the most important examples of early Christian Byzantine art and architecture in Europe. The Roman Catholic Church has designated the building a “basilica”, the honorific title bestowed on church buildings of exceptional historic and ecclesial importance, although of course it is not of architectural basilica form. It is one of eight Ravenna structures inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Key selling points

  • Convex minted coin
  • Religious unique theme
  • Very limited mintage
  • Famous mosaic & UNESCO site

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Article IDCK1704
CountryCook Islands
Face Value5 Dollars
Weight1 oz (31.1 g)
Diameter38.61 mm
Mintage999 pcs.
Scope of DeliveryCapsule, Box / Case, Certificate of Authenticity
Special FeaturesColoured, Convex minted

All coins in the Wonderful Mosaics series

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