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Easter Island Pop Up Head, Cook Islands - Easter Island is famous for its monumental statues, called moai, created by the Rapanui people. Moai, the 'living faces' of deified ancestors, are monolithic human figures carved from rock on Easter Island between 1250 and 1500 AD. This Ten Dollar legal tender proof silver crown was minted in such a way that the gold-plated moai can be inserted vertically into a slot on the coin to create a three-dimensional view, a miniature version of the statues on Easter Island.

Easter Island Pop Up Head, Cook Islands – Easter Island is famous for its monumental statues, called moai, created by the Rapanui people. Moai, the ‘living faces’ of deified ancestors, are monolithic human figures carved from rock on Easter Island between 1250 and 1500 AD. This Ten Dollar legal tender proof silver crown was minted in such a way that the gold-plated moai can be inserted vertically into a slot on the coin to create a three-dimensional view, a miniature version of the statues on Easter Island.

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