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Tamdakht Meteorite Strike
Метеорит Тамдахт
Presented by
Coin Invest Trust (Lichtenstein)
Nominal value
2 dollars
Weight
14,17
Diameter
38,61
Metal
Silver 999°
Mintage
2500
Production quality
Antique-finish. Small fragment of the real meteorite rests on the coin surface.
Designer
Coin Invest Trust (Lichtenstein)
Producer
B.H. Mayer (Germany)
Description of obverse and reverse
Obverse: Cook Islands with the intensionally strucked hole. Reverse: Showing the impact of the meteorite, in Morocco in an impressive way with unique crater cracks on each coin.
A brief annotation
The Tamdakht meteorite fell near Ouarzazate, Morocco on 2008-12-20 producing a strewn field of approximately 25 by 2 kilometres and two small impact craters, one of about 1.1 metres diameter and 70 centimetres depth. The meteorite is named after a village close to the fall.
New issue
№ 2 (59) 2022
№ 2 (59) 2022
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