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2017 $2 Niue Supermassive Black Hole 1oz Silver Antique Coin

Albert Einstein first predicted black holes with his general theory of relativity. In 1916, Karl Schwarzschild then calculated the first modern solution of general relativity that would characterize a black hole.

Many years later, in 1967, popular belief tells that the term “black hole” was coined by American astronomer John Wheeler - though later accounts seem to discredit this theory....

Shipping to commence from 13th November, 2017

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Code: 1475

The first actual black hole was discovered 4 years later in 1971 and, today, we continue to be fascinated by these mysterious astral giants. A black hole is a region of space-time exhibiting such strong gravitational effects that nothing - not even particles or electromagnetic radiation such as light - can escape its pull.

This innovative 1oz coin features swirling space debris with a black hole centre. Only 999 coins will be released worldwide!

    Coin Highlights:

  • innovative design features swirling space debris with a black hole centre

  • Antique and Proof finishes

  • Extremely limited mintage of 999 coins worldwide

  • Struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver

Product Code: MMP341

Metal Content (Troy oz) 1

Monetary Denomination (Niue) $2

Fineness (% purity) 99.9

Dimensions (mm) 38.61

Maximum Mintage: 999

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