2016 CIT Evolution of Life – Trilobite 1oz Gilded Silver Coin
2016 CIT Evolution of Life – Trilobite 1oz Gilded Silver Coin: The hugely popular first issue of the new Evolution of Life series «Ammonite» raised high expectations and anticipation for its successor. The 2016 coin now presents the Ordovician period with a stunning, partially excavated trilobite, which is based on a real, 470-million-year-old fossil found near St. Petersburg, Russia.
The original measures nearly 8 centimetres and belongs to the species Cheirurus ingricus. As expected of the series, the trilobite is minted in impressive relief with a brilliant red-gold finish.
- Metal: 999 Fine Silver
- Weight: 1oz
- Year of Issue: 2016
- Mintage Limit: 999
- Diameter: 38.61mm
- Finish: Antiqued with rose gold golding
- Certificate of Authenticity: Yes
- Minted by CIT (Coin Invest Trust) under the issuing authority of Mongolia.
The reverse features a trilobite minted in impressive relief with a brilliant rose gold finish. Smartminting© is a revolutionary technology in the field of modern numismatics. It pushes the boundaries, facilitates new specifications and sets new standards in the commemorative coin industry. Smartminting© gives you a higher relief on standard weight coins.
On the obverse of the coin we find Mongolian Coat of Arms, the weight, the silver fineness, some symbols of life & the value of the coin – 500 Togrog.
This collector’s coin is rounded off with a stylized wooden case and a certificate of authenticity is enclosed.