Red Panda

Cook Islands 2017 5 Dollars Red Panda Silver Coin

Beautifull night animals, starting with the endangered Red Panda are now issued on a pure silver 1oz coin with a large 55mm. Smartminting makes this possible and the relief is stunning! Black PROOF simulates the night and the night stars between the coat of arms give it a great touch. Just 499 pieces will be released.

The red panda (Ailurus fulgens), also called the lesser panda, the red bear-cat, and the red cat-bear, is a mammal native to the eastern Himalayas and southwestern China. It has reddish-brown fur, a long, shaggy tail, and a waddling gait due to its shorter front legs; it is slightly larger than a domestic cat. It is arboreal, feeds mainly on bamboo, but also eats eggs, birds, and insects. It is a solitary animal, mainly active from dusk to dawn, and is largely sedentary during the day.

Key selling points

  • Large 50mm diameter for 1oz coin
  • High relief due to Smartminting technology
  • Black proof to simulate the night
  • Low mintage just 499 pcs
  • New unique coloring technique

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Article IDCK1708
CountryCook Islands
Face Value5 Dollars
Weight1 oz (31.1 g)
Diameter50 mm
QualityBlack Proof
Mintage499 pcs.
Scope of DeliveryCapsule, Box / Case, Certificate of Authenticity
Special FeaturesSmartminting©, Black Proof, Coloured
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