Hansel & Gretel – Fairytales

Cook Islands 2022 20 Dollars Hansel & Gretel Fairy Tales Series Silver Coin

The ‘Hansel & Gretel’ coin is the third issue in the ‘Fairytales’ series. It is struck using the enhanced ultra high relief Smartminting©️ technology and brings the story to life. The coin has an antique finish, is partly colored and is struck on a 3 oz pure silver 50mm blank in the highest quality. It has a limited mintage of only 333 pcs worldwide and comes in a beautiful box with a Certificate of Authenticity. A perfect gift for the young collector. Get this third edition now to complete your collection.

Coin description

The reverse of the coin depicts Hansel & Gretel on the left enjoying sweets they got from the witch. The coin depicts the Witch on the right, trying to lure Hansel & Gretel to her gingerbread house which is seen in the background. Inscription: “2022” (the year of issue) at the bottom.

The obverse side of the coin depicts the standard Coat of Arms with Queen Elizabeth II, surrounded by Fairy Tales elements, and the inscriptions: “FAIRY TALES” (the name of the series), “20 DOLLARS” (the face value), “ELIZABETH II” (the title of the Queen) and “COOK ISLANDS” (the issuing country).

Background information

Hansel and Gretel are characters in a fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm. The fairy tale was published in the 19th century in Grimm’s Fairy Tales. It has been a very popular fairy tale ever since, influencing multiple cultural phenomena.

The fairy tale depicts a brother, Hansel, traveling to an abandoned forest together with his sister Gretel. Where they find a house made of gingerbread, cake, and other kinds of candy. Inside they meet a witch, a cannibalistic witch. The witch intends to fatten the siblings by feeding them candy so she can consume and savour the children. However, after Gretel manages to outwit the witch, the siblings can escape with the witch’s treasure and return home. The end.

Key selling points

  • Smartminting©️
  • Low mintage
  • Ultra high relief fine detailed relief
  • The design tells the story

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Specifications

Article IDCK2213
CountryCook Islands
Year2022
Face Value20 Dollars
MetalSilver
Weight3 oz (93.3 g)
Fineness.999
Diameter50 mm
QualityAntique Finish
Mintage333 pcs.
Scope of DeliveryCapsule, Box / Case, Certificate of Authenticity
Special FeaturesSmartminting©, Antique Finish, Coloured
AvailabilityAnnounced
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All coins in the Fairy Tales series

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