Red remembrance poppies are frequently displayed in Anglo-Saxon culture to commemorate fallen soldiers and service personnel. The custom originated in 1921 after American humanitarian Moina Michael lobbied to have the poppy officially recognized as the symbol of remembrance for veterans. She was inspired by Canadian John McCraes poem “In Flanders Fields” which he wrote in 1915 during World War I. Remembrance Day is commonly celebrated on November 11 in Commonwealth countries. In the United States its known as Veterans Day. CIT is proud to issue a remembrance poppy coin for the Cook Islands. The reverse features the colorized top view of a red poppy flower. Comes with the original mint box and certificate of authenticity. The item “2017 $5 Cook Islands Remembrance Poppy. 999 Silver Coin” is in sale since Friday, May 31, 2019. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Other Oceania Coins”. The seller is “slickger” and is located in Charleston, South Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Egypt, Guadeloupe, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Russian federation, Canada, South africa, Colombia, Antigua and barbuda, Saint lucia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Maldives, Oman, Reunion, Sri lanka.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Cook Islands
- Certification: Uncertified
- Grade: Ungraded
- Year: 2017
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Composition: .999 silver
- Weight: 1 oz