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New World Coins: Magical Congress of the USA – Fantastic Beasts

Cook Islands. 5 Dollars 2017: Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 5,000 pcs.

Design: Coin Invest Trust. Mint: B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich.


The obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Elizabeth II of England as well as her name, the title of the issuing nation, and the nominal value.

The reverse depicts the emblem of the fictive “Magical Congress” including a thunderbird. Also, the inscription MAGICAL CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.


Harry Potter fans around the world were waiting with eager anticipation for the latest work of British novelist J.K. Rowling. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is the title of the spin-off, whose film adaptation was nominated for two Academy Awards in 2017. The magical world of witches and wizards once more frames the battle between good and evil spun around the eccentric magizoologist Newt Scamander and his suitcase filled with mysterious creatures.

With the first, officially licensed commemorative coin “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” Coin Invest Trust dives into this world. Only 5,000 specimens of this coin, manufactured for the Cook Islands from one ounce of fine silver, are available worldwide, accompanied by a serially numbered certificate of authenticity imprinted directly onto the collector’s box. Manufactured with smartminting© technology, the coin features a relief of spectacular height and pin sharp details. CIT is the exclusive wholesale distributor for Continental Europe, Oceania, and Asia (excluding Greater China).

The coin features the emblem of the fictive Magical Congress of the United States of America, founded in the year 1693. As the supreme authority it is in charge, among others, for granting the official permit to carry wands. Its heraldic animal is the captivating thunderbird, which represents one of the four houses of the Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in North America.


For the Cook Islands, Coin Invest Trust has issued a commemorative coin limited to 5,000 pieces of the theme of J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Minted from one ounce of fine silver, the coin features two central motifs from the magical world, the Magical Congress of the United States of America and the thunderbird. Thanks to smartminting© technology, the relief is spectacularly high and features brilliant details.

Further information

More information can be found on the coin’s page at www.coin-invest.li.

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