The collector's series of the Czech Mint titled Milestones of world traffic represents, on an area of the original mintage, legendary aerial giant - the aircraft Concorde. It was just 40 years ago, precisely on January 21, 1976, assigned to the service. The attractive coin 1 NZD is a grand reminder of the amazing design work and also a celebration of Czech medalist skill, which in this case represents an excellent artist Roman Shamilyan.
On the reverse of the oval coin of pure silver he has placed the the aircraft from the front view, which partially covers the inscription Concorde. The lower part of the reverse side has the autor dedicated to the depictions of the majestic machine from the side, the upper part is decorated with a bilingual text 40 YEARS OF CONCORDE - 40 LET CONCORDU. The obverse side features a portrait of the British reigning queen Elizabeth II., Inscriptions ELIZABETZ II., NIUE ISLAND, nominal 1 DOLLAR, and the year 2016, and the capture of three views on the Concorde in flight - from below, from the top and from the side. Fill in your collection with the latest tribute to an exceptional means of transport in the form of a magnificent mintage from the Czech Mint in top quality proof! Its emission is limited to 300 pieces, so do not hesitate with the purchase!
The iconic Concorde supersonic aircraft is synonymous with the fastest method of bulk transport over long distances in history. With his typical hinged nose and, in their time, variety of unique technologies, it is a legend of civil aviation. The machine, which originated in the British-French cooperation as a symbol of reconciliation between the two countries, was named Concorde (from lat. Concordia - unity) This luxury aircraft could exceed twice the speed of sound and fly from Europe across the Atlantic in just three hours. The Concorde also holds the record in the Earth orbit in less than 32 hours. His speed and high-comfort was used by the businessmen and statesmen and world celebrities. Thanks to its technical characteristics and an innovative design will the Concorde remain the supersonic ruler of heaven forever.