At some point in your educational lifetime, you undoubtedly received at least a minimal introduction to mythology. In most cases, this covers only Roman and Greek mythology, ignoring the wealth of beliefs and tales from Norse mythology. The BH Mayer Mint of Germany is bringing Norse mythology to life on a 9-coin series of ultra-high-relief proofs. The 2016 2 oz Cook Islands Silver Norse God Frigg Proof Coin is now available for purchase from JM Bullion.
- Production limited to a total of just 1,000 coins!
- 7th release of the Norse God Series!
- Ships to you in a commemorative box with a wooden display case, complete with Certificate of Authenticity.
- Struck in stunning ultra-high relief.
- Contains 2 troy oz of .999 pure silver.
- Issued a face value of 10 Dollars by the government of the Cook Islands.
- Image of the goddess Frigg on the reverse.
- Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse.
On the obverse face of the 2016 2 oz Cook Islands Silver Norse God Frigg Proof coin is the image of Queen Elizabeth II, which was created in 1998 by artists and sculptor Sir Ian Rank-Broadley. His image represented the fourth different version of Her Majesty to appear on commonwealth coinage since 1952.
The reverse face of the Norse God Frigg Proof Coin features the powerful goddess sitting on the throne of Hlisdkialf. Frigg is the wife of Odin, father of the gods, but is not the mother of his famous son and fellow god, Thor. Frigg is the only other god than Odin allowed to sit on the throne of Hlisdkialf.
In Norse mythology, Frigg is the patroness of marriage, motherhood, maternity, and fertility, a curious thing considering she is married to Odin but not the mother of Thor. She is also the creator of destiny and has the ability to see into the future. In her hands in the design you’ll notice a spindle, her magical item that allows her to spin the threads of fate.
Each of these coins is struck by the BH Mayer Mint of Germany. This family-owned and operated mint is a private facility opened in 1871. Today it is under fifth-generation guidance and has a reputation for excellence in the precious metals industry.
If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to ask. JM Bullion associates are available on the phone at 800-276-6508, online using our live chat, and via email.