5 dollar (Tokelau)
Michail Shmakov, designerА.V.Molokostova, sculptor
Moscow Mint of Goznak (Russia)
Description of obverse and reverse
Obverse: in the center of the coin in the inner circle there is the emblem of the issuing country – a portrait of Elizabeth II, the inscriptions along the rim: “ELIZABETH II” “TOKELAU 2012” “FIVE DOLLARS”.
Reverse: The coin is divided into twelve equal parts where the twelve signs of the zodiac are depicted, forming a complete circle. In each of the 12 sectors there is the symbol of the sign and its name in Russian and Latin.
A brief annotation
Recently, great importance is given to astrology, we read predictions, and we try to determine compatibility of people. Everyone knows what his sign of the zodiac is and what personality traits are in him from this sign.
VTB24 minted the exclusive series of coins "Signs of the Zodiac" in two versions - silver and silver with gold plating.
In the center of each coin there is the symbol of the sign under which its name in Russian is written. Along the rim of the coin there is a decorative pattern which reflects the elements of a particular zodiac sign. For the air signs - a cloud, for signs of land – flora, for fire signs - a flame of fire, for signs of water – a shell. A coin from the series "Signs of the Zodiac" is a great gift for any occasion and expression of the gratitude, as you consider all the features of the person - even his date of birth.