2023 Palau $5 1oz Silver Split Views Hippos Proof


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Why add this Ultra High Relief 2023 Hippos Colorized Silver Proof coin to your collection of precious metal treasures?

This silver proof coin issued by the Republic of Palau is a tribute to the hippopotamus. The coin is the third release of the Coin Invest Trust (CIT) Split Views series. Each coin in the series is similarly designed, featuring enchanting above and below water views of aquatic creatures.

  • The 2023 Hippos coin is struck from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver with a gleaming proof finish.
  • The coin is a product of the Mayer Mint in Germany.
  • The coin’s exceptional ultra high relief strike is a result of CIT’s innovative smartminting© technology.
  • The coin’s design is accented with gorgeous, realistic color.
  • The 38.61 mm diameter, five dollar denomination coin is legal tender of the Republic of Palau.
  • The coin will ship in its original Mint package.
  • Mintage of this numismatic delight is limited to only 2,023 pieces, all of which are already sold out at the Mint.

Whimsical Hippos Design

Obverse: A trio of hippos is depicted from below on the obverse, featuring their adorably rounded bellies and stubby limbs. A pair of mermaids swim in the rippling water alongside the creatures, with the inscription “REPUBLIC OF PALAU 5$” curving above their graceful forms. Additional inscriptions include “HIPPOS” and “2023,” reflected backwards from the reverse.

Reverse: The reverse illustrates the hippos as viewed from above, in a multi-colored marsh-like body of water, with their backs and heads breaching the surface. An adult swims beside its calf, as a lone hippo approaches carrying a log in its mouth. Inscribed “HIPPOS.”

Magnificently Minted Proof Coin

This Ultra High Relief 2023 Cook Islands Split Views series colorized proof coin honoring Hippos is presented in ungraded condition. Expect the coin to possess a superbly executed strike, exquisitely finished surfaces and tremendous eye appeal. The 1 oz. silver coin is housed in a modern frame style display case, which includes a vibrantly colored coordinating insert that is printed with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Make this limited mintage 1 oz. silver ultra high relief 2023 Hippos colorized proof coin a part of your collection today!

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B.H. Mayer



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Original Government Packaging



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1 oz



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