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2017 (1947-) Niue $2 Roswell Incident 70th Anniv UFO Domed 1.184 oz Silver Coin (Glow-In-The-Dark)

Item: #2017UFOROSWELL    |    Mfr: Art Mint    |   #2017UFOROSWELL

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2017 (1947-) Niue $2 Roswell Incident 70th Anniv UFO Domed 1.184 oz Silver Coin (Glow-In-The-Dark)    


..70 years ago, an unidentified flying object crashed near Roswell, New Mexico.
What was it? Aliens? A government experiment? Something else? The Art Mint launches a new coin to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of "ROSWELL UFO" incident (1947-2017).

 

Video: Collector's Gallery (UK)

 

The Roswell Incident


 In early July, 1947, a rancher discovered unidentifiable debris of a mysterious object crashed in his sheep pasture 30 miles north of Roswell.  The Roswell Army Air Field (RAAF) issued a statement claiming to have recovered a crashed “flying disk.” On July 8, “RAAF Captures Flying Saucer on Ranch in Roswell Region” was the top story in the Roswell Daily Record and the next day, RAAF changed its statement to say that the object was a weather balloon, not a flying disk as they previously reported.  However, to anyone who had seen the debris (or the newspaper photographs of it), it was clear that whatever this thing was, it was no weather balloon. This revised statement sparked immediate controversy and has continued to be a topic of debate 70 years later. Some people believed–and still believe–that the crashed vehicle had not come from Earth at all. Nearly 50 years after the story of the mysterious debris broke, the U.S. military issued a report linking the incident to a top-secret atomic espionage project called Project Mogul. Still, many people continue to embrace the UFO theory, and hundreds of curiosity seekers visit Roswell and the crash site every year.


What happened in Roswell? UFO crash? An alien encounter or a government cover-up?

 

Design

The stunning silver legal tender coin is strictly limited to only 700 pieces worldwide minted in a special domed or convex shape combined with High Relief technique and photo-luminescent details! 
For best effect, place the coin in sunlight, fluorescent, or incandescent light for 30 – 60 seconds then turn off the lights to see the UFO details glowing in the dark!
Furthermore, the coin impresses with its modern and sophisticated design creating a unique 3D-effect.

 

Packaging

Each coin comes in a specially designed collector's box and package. The certificate of authenticity is printed as a "Top secret" file which matches the overall look perfectly.

 

Specifications 

Mintage: 700
Composition: 92.5% silver
Finish: Proof-like
Weight: 40 g
ASW: 1.184 oz
Diameter: 40 mm
Certificate: Yes
Face Value: 2 dollars

 

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