This incredible 2.3 Oz Silver coin is WHEEL COIN – 130 YEARS OF PNEUMATIC TIRE – 2018 $5 2.3 OZ PURE SILVER ANTIQUED COIN WITH REAL RUBBER TIRE – NIUE.
Few inventions have more profoundly affected society than the pneumatic or air-inflated tire-which not only changed the way people traveled, but even today influences where and how we live. To commemorate this important event Art mint has produced this unusual coin with a real rubber tire! A world premiere in coin industry!
This revolutionary coin is not only a commemoration of a huge industrial success. It is also an artistic challenge that combines innovative technology (unique edge shape), modern design and a material used for the first time in a coin: real rubber.
The obverse of the coin shows intricate wheel spokes and a commemorative caption. On the reverse side, you will find Her Majesty, Queen Elisabeth II, the face value and date. Mounted on the rim is an actual rubber tire, which makes the coin look like a lovely miniature of an actual motor wheel and a lovely real rubber tire
|Weight (g)||2.3 oz|
|Diameter||36 mm (41 mm with tire)|
|Presentation case (box)||Yes|
REAL RUBBER TIRE:: HAND MADE ANTIQUE FINISH :: HIGH RELIEF :: RIMLESS