This is the ninth Silver coin in the beautiful series Norse Gods and features a goddess associated with Earth, the wife of Thor – Sif. The coin is minted with an exceptional High Relief technique creating a stunning visual effect and remarkable design, in Antique Finish quality and 2 Ounces weight. The coin comes packaged in an attractive case, along with the Certificate of Authenticity. Limited mintage to 999 pcs worldwide. The coin’s reverse depicts Sif, the second wife of Thor and is known for her golden hair. She is in the center of the coin wearing a beautiful dress in the middle of a wheat field. On top coin the inscription “NORSE GODS” and on bottom “SIF”. The coin’s obverse depicts the effigy of Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II, the issue year: 2016, the face value: 10 Dollars and the issue country: Cook Islands. Size: about 38mm in diameter and 6mm in thickness measured on the edge. Weight: 2 troy oz. Approximately 62.6 g. In Norse mythology, Sif was the wife of Thor, the mighty god of thunder. Sif was a very loyal wife. She was considered the symbol of fidelity. Once the malicious god Loki cut the long blond tresses of Sif. When Thor discovered this, he could not control his anger and grabbed Loki, threatening to break his bones. Loki cried for mercy and promised Thor that he would convince the dwarfs to craft very refined hair of pure gold, which would grow like natural hair from the head of Sif. One of the volcanoes on the planet of Venus is named after the Norse goddess Sif. Most of the planetary features of Venus are named after famous women and goddesses. The probable reason for naming the features of Venus according to such criterion is because Venus is the only planet named after a goddess, the Roman goddess of love and beauty. The item “The Norse Gods Sif 2 oz Antique Finish Silver Coin Cook Islands” is in sale since Monday, July 3, 2017. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Other Oceania Coins”. The seller is “awon3431″ and is located in Scarborough, Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Year: 2016
- Certification: Certificate of Authenticity from Mint
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Cook Islands