Palau – 2009 – 5 Dollars – Jewels of the sea Pearl 2009 (PROOF)
with a real pearl!
In stock (can be backordered)
Face value: 5 Dollars
Metal: Silver .925
Weight: 25 g
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Mintage: 2’500 pcs.
The pearl is a piece of jewellery with a tremendous symbolic significance. It has fascinated human beings in all cultures for millenniums. The pearl symbolises femininity, preciousness and purity. The ancient Greeks named the pearl Aphrodite, goddess of love.
The Romans used the same name for a mistress and a pearl – margarita. Up until today a pearl is believed to be a symbol for wealth and wisdom in China. In Japan it stands for fortune and in India for a large number of children.
In our latitude a pearl is a sign for 30 years of marriage; the pearl wedding anniversary. Just like pearls, the joint years have ranked themselves into a life?s chain. Each pearl is different. Only collectively they add up to a chain and are beautiful and precious as in a long marriage itself. A pearl necklace is definitely a wonderful gift for such a special occasion. Why wait until that time has come, this beautiful coin could be a start.