Tuvalu - 1 Dollar 2009 - 20th Anniversary Fall of the Berlin Wall - 1 Oz - Silver

Description
Tuvalu - 1 Dollar 2009 - 20th Anniversary Fall of the Berlin Wall - 1 Oz - Silver
Proof

TUVALU 2009 $1 20TH ANNIVERSARY FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL 1 OZ SILVER PROOF COIN




Description




Country Tuvalu
Year 2009
Face Value 1 Dollar
Metal Silver
Fineness .999
Weight 1 Oz (31.10g)
Diameter 40.60 mm
Thickness 4.00 mm
Mintage 5,000 pcs
Finish Proof

The fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November 1989 was undoubtedly one of the most memorable events of the late 20th century.

East and West Germans joined in wild celebrations, their euphoria marking the end of the Cold War amid renewed hope for the reunification of their country.

REVERSE
The coin’s reverse portrays a stylised representation of the number 20, which separates a coloured image of the sky featuring a peace dove, and a close-up interpretation of the Berlin Wall. As well as depicting Germany’s symbolic Brandenburg Gate, the design also includes the inscription FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL NOVEMBER 9TH 1989 and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.


OBVERSE
The coin, which is issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, portrays the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse.

Lot details
Year/Period and Variation
2009 - 20th Anniversary Fall of the Berlin Wall - 1 Oz
Precious metal
Silver
Condition
Proof
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