The Universe – Space the Final Frontier

Palau 2019 20 Dollars The Universe Silver Coin

The ‘Universe’ coin is the first issue in the ‘Space; the final frontier’ series. The impossible has been made possible using the enhanced Smartminting©️ technology and brings our Universe to life. The coin has a black proof quality and is partly made in color, struck on a 3 oz pure .999 silver 65mm 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. Get this first edition now to not miss this series.

Coin description

The reverse of the coin depicts our Universe with the sun in the center, the earth and the planets Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, with the inscription “2019” (the year of issue).

The obverse side of the coin depicts the standard Coat of Arms of the Republic of Palau in a unique space-themed appearance, with the inscriptions: “SPACE THE FINAL FRONTIER” (the name of the series), “REPUBLIC OF PALAU” (the issuing country) and “TWENTY DOLLARS” (the face value).

Background information

The Universe in astronomy, or the cosmos in cosmology, are synonyms for all matter and energy within the entire spacetime continuum in which man evolves. Current science assumes that the Universe was formed as described in the Big Bang Theory, which states that the Universe originated approximately 13.75 billion years ago. Belgian astronomer Georges Lemaître introduced the Universe theory in 1927, which said that distant galaxies are redshifted. Two years later, the American astronomer Edwin Hubble found experimental evidence for Lemaître’s theory. Hubble proved that all galaxies are moving away from earth at speed proportional to their distance from earth, a physical law now called Hubble-Lemaître’s Law. This fact implies a primordial beginning from a certain point, and in 1931 Lemaître hypothesized that the Universe must have arisen from the explosion of a “primordial atom”.

Key selling points

  • Minted with Smartmintin©️g technology
  • Black proof with color
  • Unique subject; and the full universe on a coin
  • Unique Palau coat of arms
  • Very limited mintage just 333 pcs

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Article IDPW1903
Face Value20 Dollars
Weight3 oz (93.3 g)
Diameter65 mm
QualityBlack Proof
Mintage333 pcs.
Scope of DeliveryCapsule, Box / Case, Certificate of Authenticity
Special FeaturesSmartminting©, Black Proof, Coloured
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All coins in the Space; the final frontier series

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