2022 Wright Brothers Icons of Inspiration 1oz Silver Bullion Coin
This 2022 Wright Brothers Icons of Inspiration 1oz Silver Bullion Coin comes in a protective Coin capsule
Icons of Inspiration
This coin is the fifth release in the Icons of Inspiration series by APMEX and features the Wright Brothers: Orville and Wilbur Wright. These two are considered pioneers in American aviation because they invented, built, and flew the world’s first successful motor-operated airplane in 1903. Additionally, the Wright brothers also invented aircraft controls that made fixed wing powered flight possible.
The 0bverse: features a triumphant image of a muse, arm extended toward the sun, with the seal of the nation of Niue held in her left hand, The seal has what looks like a plant arrangement at centre, within a double ornamental circle, itself surrounded by a circle of sea shells. This is crowned with St Edward’s Crown (of the United Kingdom). Around above between the two, the inscription PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE. Below that, a ribbon carries the motto ATUA NIUE TUKULAGI on two lines, below which two crossed katoua (Niue fighting clubs), On two lines to the left, the face value of the coin: TWO DOLLARS. Below, the date of issue 2022. These are also inscribed in the circle with the Public Seal of Niue, In small letters above the date, the designer’s initials JI (for Joel Iskowitz), Around above, twenty-two five-pointed stars; below the last of them, the engraver’s monogram (?), Around left, the precious metal content: .999 SILVER 1 OUNCE.
The reverse: design features the Wright brothers’ portraits in the foreground, with the blueprints for their airplane in the background, surrounded by a roller chain. Orville and Wilbur Wright’s signatures are seen below their respective portraits, Below left, on Wilbur’s shoulder, the designer’s initials JI (for Joel Iskowitz); on the right, on Orville’s shoulder, the engraver’s monogram (?).
2022 Wright Brothers Icons of Inspiration 1oz silver bullion Coin
Manufacturer: New Zealand Mint
Weight (grams): 31.10300
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