Certificate Case


Certificate Case

Coin value

5 dollars


Niue Island


Mint of Poland

Year of issue






Ligature mass, g


Quality of mintage

high relief, digital printing, selective antique finish, microprinting



A bird with a bright, golden, fiery feather and a quiff on its head. According to the legend of the phoenix, it lives for about 500 years, after which it builds a nest where it burns itself completely, only to be reborn from the ashes within three days. It was believed that this mythical bird existed only as a single entity and did not eat living creatures, preferring to only drink some dew. In the Christian tradition, the phoenix was a symbol of eternal life and victory over the dark forces. Subsequently, folk lore began to refer to the phoenix as the Firebird. The arrival of the phoenix was considered an extremely auspicious sign, signifying peace and prosperity. The image of this legendary bird seems to encourage us to burn away our flaws and rise from the ashes of our former self.

The phoenix became a symbol of the human spirit's rebirth in the eternal struggle against the hardships of the material world. The phoenix may also have a protective quality to it, insomuch as the image of this bird has always been considered a powerful amulet and talisman. The phoenix helps you to revive yourself despite insurmountable difficulties, to get on the right track, to set a vital goal for yourself and do everything to attain it.