Saturn

Planets and Gods

Planets and Gods_Saturn_rev_1000x1000
Planets and Gods_Saturn_obv_1000x1000
Planets and Gods_Saturn_fragm_1000x1000
Planets and Gods_Saturn_box_1000x1000
P&G_Saturn_box1_72dpi_1000x1000
Planets and Gods_Saturn_rev_1000x1000 Planets and Gods_Saturn_obv_1000x1000 Planets and Gods_Saturn_fragm_1000x1000 Planets and Gods_Saturn_box_1000x1000 P&G_Saturn_box1_72dpi_1000x1000

SPECIFICATIONS

Country:
Cameroon
Year of Issue:
2021
Face Value:
3000 francs
ID:
CM0321
Metal Purity:
999
Weight:
93,3 g
Dimensions:
55 mm
Quality:
Antique finish
Mintage:
500 pcs
Box:
Yes
CoA:
Yes
Features:
High relief, Digital printing

DESCRIPTION

This incredible coin is the next release of the “Planets and Gods” series. The coin is dedicated to the sixth planet from the sun, which has the largest planetary rings in the Solar System – Saturn.

Since ancient times Saturn was known to humanity because of its brightness and closeness to Earth. Saturn bears its name in honour of the Roman god of wealth, agriculture and time, who is the equivalent of the Greek god of time – Cronos. Because of the planet’s slow orbit around the sun, it was associated with time, and due to its golden-like glow, it was also associated with wealth. That is why the coin depicts the wise god with a scythe in one hand and putting his other hand on the hourglass.

The coin’s background is tinted brownish-yellow in order to match the planet’s colour that creates an interesting contrast with a high relief image of the god Saturn.

A beautiful coin representing the “Ringed Planet”!

All coins in this series

Jupiter
Venus
Neptune
Uranus
Mars
Mercury