2017 2 oz Solomon Island Legends and Myths - Sea Monster 999 Silver High Relief Coin

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Among the latest precious metal programs introduced is the Silver Legends and Myths collection for the Solomon Islands. Struck by MDM Deutsche Munze using double high-relief techniques and a reverse proof finish, these coins are some of the most beautiful specimens available today!

Coin Highlights:

  • Arrives in a branded collection box with Certificate of Authenticity.4
  • 4th coin in the Legends and Myths release.
  • Limited mintage of only 1,500 coins!
  • Contains 2 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
  • Bears a face value of 5 Dollars (SBD) backed by the Solomon Islands.


The Solomon Islands are located in the Oceania region of the world, situated in the Pacific Ocean to the east of Papua New Guinea and northwest of the small island nation of Vanuatu. The nation consists of six major islands, with the capital located on Guadalcanal, and some 900 outlying islands.

Solomon Islands Silver Legends and Myths coins are released by MDM Deutsche Munze, a German minting facility, using double high-relief striking techniques to bring each design in the five-coin collection to life. The reverse proof finish gives the background field a strong, frosted finish with a deeply-mirrored, clear field on the design sets.

On the reverse of the 2017 2 oz Reverse Proof Solomon Islands Silver Legends and Myths Sea Monster coin is the image of a sea monster emerging from the waters. There are countless sea monsters that have haunted the seafaring people of the world for centuries, ranging in imagery from the mythical kraken (an octopus-like beast) to giant lizards that slither through the seas like snakes.

The obverse of all Solomon Islands Silver Legends and Myths coins includes the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty’s image appears on the obverse of all British and commonwealth coinage, with this fourth-generation depiction created in 1998 by Ian Rank-Broadley.

Your 2017 2 oz Reverse Proof Solomon Islands Silver Legends and Myths Sea Monster coin arrives inside of a branded collection box, with blue rim and black beauty finish on the inside. The boxes have glass lids and include a Certificate of Authenticity for each coin that includes colorized artwork for the specific coin.


More Information
Year 2017
Metal Content Silver
Denomination $5
Purity 999
Condition Proof
Country Solomon Islands
Mintage 1,500
Series Legends and Myths
Box & Certificate Yes