The fourth coin in the Cook Islands’ World of Parrots Series, The 2017 World of Parrots: Pink & Grey Galah – $5 Sterling Silver 3D is on sale now. This 92.5% pure silver coin struck with Proof quality and measures 38.61 mm in diameter. The galah, also known as the rose-breasted cockatoo, galah cockatoo, roseate cockatoo or pink and gray, is one of the most common cockatoos can be found in almost all parts of Australia. The Galah can be easily identified by its rose-pink head, neck and underparts, with paler pink crown, and grey back, wings and under-tail.
With the sensational 3D minting technique the coin has an amazing 3D effect that makes the parrot’s wings literally reaching out of the coin. The obverse depicts the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. This portrait was created by Ian Rank-Broadley and was introduced as the fourth portrait of her Majesty to appear on British coinage. as well as the inscription of the queen’s name, country of issue “ COOK ISLANDS” and face value “5 DOLLARS” This $5 Cook Islands legal tender is presented within a plush attractive case with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. This extremely exclusive coin restricted to a worldwide mintage of 2,500 coins.