This coin pays homage to the great state of New Mexico! Rare - This beautiful low mintage coin is slabbed and NGC Graded "PF70 Ultra Cameo".NGC defines a PF70 coin as having. No post-production imperfections at 5x magnification. " In short, a "perfect coin.
Extremely limited mintage of 1000 coins. Very rare NGC Graded PF70 Slabbed.Comes in a NGC graded slab with a certificate of authenticity. Obverse: The weight, purity, country of issue and the bald eagle emblem. Reverse: Features a CoinJewels coin that contains the turquoise.
The design features the state flower (yukka), state bird (road runner), the balloon festival, Taos Pueblo and the state flag. Issued by the Mesa Grande Tribe - officially recognized as a sovereign nation by the United States government and legally authorized to produce commemorative coins. About The Turquoise Embedded in this Coin. Turquoise is an opaque, blue-to-green mineral that is a hydrated phosphate of Copper and Aluminium.
It is rare and valuable in finer grades and has been prized as a gemstone and ornamental stone for thousands of years owing to its unique hue. New Mexico is thought to be the location of the oldest mines; prior to the 1920s, the state was the country's largest producer.Today, the mines are more or less exhausted, however, turquoise remains New Mexico's official state gemstone.