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Gladiators - Colosseum $5 2oz Silver Coin - Solomon Islands 2017

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Gladiators - Colosseum $5 2oz .999 pure silver coin, proof antique finish.

This coin is the last issue from the “Gladiators” series and features the architectural symbol of the capital of the world (Roma Caput Mundi), the Colosseum. The coin has an exceptional high relief.

Mintage limited to 1,000 pieces worldwide. With luxury box and COA.

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Country :Solomon Islands
Year :2017
Face Value :5 Dollars
Metal :.999 Fine silver
Weight :2 oz
Size :38.61 mm
Quality :Proof antique finish
Mintage :Only 1,000 pcs. worldwide
Series :Gladiators
Certificate of Authenticity :Yes
Original ETUI box/case :Yes

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The Colosseum or Coliseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre (Latin: Amphitheatrum Flavium; Italian: Anfiteatro Flavio or Colosseo), is an oval amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy. Built of concrete and sand, it is the largest amphitheatre ever built. The Colosseum is situated just east of the Roman Forum. Construction began under the emperor Vespasian in AD 72, and was completed in AD 80 under his successor and heir Titus. Further modifications were made during the reign of Domitian (81–96). These three emperors are known as the Flavian dynasty, and the amphitheatre was named in Latin for its association with their family name (Flavius).

The Colosseum could hold, it is estimated, between 50,000 and 80,000 spectators, having an average audience of some 65,000; it was used for gladiatorial contests and public spectacles such as mock sea battles (for only a short time as the hypogeum was soon filled in with mechanisms to support the other activities), animal hunts, executions, re-enactments of famous battles, and dramas based on Classical mythology. The building ceased to be used for entertainment in the early medieval era. It was later reused for such purposes as housing, workshops, quarters for a religious order, a fortress, a quarry, and a Christian shrine.

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Gladiators - Colosseum $5 2oz Silver Coin - Solomon Islands 2017

Gladiators - Colosseum $5 2oz Silver Coin - Solomon Islands 2017

Gladiators - Colosseum $5 2oz .999 pure silver coin, proof antique finish.

This coin is the last issue from the “Gladiators” series and features the architectural symbol of the capital of the world (Roma Caput Mundi), the Colosseum. The coin has an exceptional high relief.

Mintage limited to 1,000 pieces worldwide. With luxury box and COA.

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