The Southern Lights or Aurora Australis is a spellbinding natural light show that produces shimmering sheets of colourful light that appear to dance across the sky. This 1oz silver proof coin replicates this stunning effect with its unique holographic quality. 2017 Southern Lights Silver Proof Coin. The Southern Lights may be lesser known than the Northern Lights, but the cosmic light show is just as breath-taking. If you time it just right, you can catch a glimpse as the dazzling coloured lights dance across the sky in the Mackenzie Basin.The holographic effect on the 1oz silver proof coin captures some of the essence of this sensational display. This stunning coin captures the magic of the Southern Lights both in its colour and its shimmering surface. The Southern Lights can range in colour from pink to green to purple, with the colours dependent on several factors. The type of solar wind particle, the type of gas molecule and the electrical state at the time of the collision all influence the eventual colour of the aurora. This 1oz silver proof coin has been produced using a holographic foiling technique to capture the magical shimmering of the Southern Lights. It features the picturesque Church of the Good Shepherd at Lake Tekapo where the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve is located. This coin is limited to just 1,500 worldwide and would make a splendid edition to any collection.
Each coin is accompanied by an individually numbered certificate of authenticity and displayed in an elegant case. Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom. Church of the Good Shepherd, Lake Tekapo with the Southern Lights.Jonathan Gray, New Zealand Post. The item "New Zealand- 2017 1 OZ Silver Proof Coin Southern Lights Aurora Australis" is in sale since Tuesday, January 17, 2017. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\New Zealand". The seller is "silvergoldbullion" and is located in Auckland.
This item can be shipped worldwide.