This stunning 2 oz balloon-shaped coin with blue metallic lacquer and gold print is inspired by the appearance of the first hot air balloons.
On 4 June 1783 the Montgolfier brothers‘ first hot air balloon took to the skies in France. In November of the same year, the first manned hot air balloon flight followed, remaining in the air for 25 minutes.
- 2 oz. pure silver
- Blue metallic lacquer
- Antique Finish with gold print
- Limited mintage 1,783 pieces
The reverse of the coin presents a lovely image of a hot balloon in blue and gold color, with a wonderful shape.
The obverse of the coin presents the Coat of Arms of Burundi and the inscriptions: "IBANKI YA REPUBLIKA Y’ UBURUNDI" – the country of issue, "25 FRANCS" – the face value and "2 oz Ag 999" – the weight of the coin and the fineness of the Silver and "2023" – the year of issue.
|Weight (g)||2 oz. (62.2g)|
|Diameter||45 x 65 mm|
|Presentation case (box)||Yes|
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