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2019 Niue 1 oz Silver Inventions of Leonardo da Vinci: Flying Machine

SKU 17166
This four part series celebrates the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death by highlighting some of his inventions and the second one of the series is another flying machine. This proof coin has a mintage of only 1,000 coins.

Coin Highlights:
  • Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver.
  • Comes in a box along with a certificate of authenticity.
  • Limited mintage of 1,000 coins.
  • Obverse: Showcases all the inventions by Leonardo da Vinci that belong to the series along with the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the face value and the country of issue.
  • Reverse: Features a layout of the glider inspired by Leonardo's diaries. Leonardo da Vinci is near the top of the coin and the inscription FLYING MACHINE runs along the edge of the coin.
  • Guaranteed by the Niue Government.

A second coin in a series inspired by one of the greatest inventors. Add this Inventions of Leonardo da Vinci Silver coin to your cart today!

The glider, however, was not the last invention by Leonardo. He invented a parachute, a wind gauge to check the velocity of wind, an anemoscope to check wind direction and an inclinometer to check the horizontal position of the flight.