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William Shakespeare Commemorative Coin

07 Sep 2018  Fri

William Shakespeare is always considered as one of the most lovable writers in the world. He has written almost 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses. All his plays are been translated into many languages and are also performed. He is best known for his masterpieces such as Hamlet, Othello, and Romeo & Juliet.

To remember this great writer Cook Island had issued the 5 dollars proof gold commemorative coin on his 400th death anniversary. The obverse of this coin depicts the picture of Shakespeare with the inscription ‘WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’ around and date 1616-2016 at the bottom. The reverse of the coin depicts the portrait of ‘Queen Elizabeth II’ at the center and the inscription ‘ELIZABETH II COOK ISLAND’ and 5 DOLLARS at the bottom.

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