Coins are often referred to as miniature pieces of art in metal. This release called Madonna of Bruges certainly lives up to that description. 999 pure silver and then fully wrapped in pure gold, this piece of art pays tribute to Michelangelos sculpture of Mary and Jesus.Unlike many other sculptures and paintings that show her looking down upon an Infant, this depiction is unique as it shows Mary showing sorrow for the future that Jesus must bear. This renowned sculpture is Michelangelos only work that was removed outside of Italy during his lifetime. In fact, it has been moved multiple times and the recovery efforts after WWII were a subject in a big budget Hollywood film called The Monuments Men. Whereas the original was sculpted out of one solid piece of marble, this piece of art has been minted out of 3 ounces of fully gold gilded silver. The coins are individually numbered and issued by Cook Islands.
Year: 2020 Quality: High Relief, Silk Finish Denomination: 20 Dollars Metal Content: Approx 3 Troy Ounces Purity. 999 Mintage: 501 Issuer: Cook Islands Dimensions: 30 mm X 60 mm Deluxe Presentation Box, Certificate of Authenticity. About Art in Coins and our terms of service. We are an established precious metals dealer.Our focus is primarily in the luxury collector coin segment and we provide exceptional customer service. DHL and UPS plus priority and overnight services are available. Please be aware of your local regulations prior to ordering. If there are any problems with your order when. You may opt out at any time with the Unsubscribe link in the footer section of the newsletter. We post market related news, discount coupons and flash sale announcements on a regular basis via our social media business pages. Be sure to check out our public collector coin forum, recently launched on Reddit. Open for everyone, this is a community established exclusively for lively discussion, sharing and sourcing of luxury legal tender collector sets. Come join us at r/artincoins. The item "2020 Cook Islands 3 Ounce Madonna of Bruges High Relief Gilded Silver Coin" is in sale since Tuesday, February 9, 2021. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Other Oceania Coins". The seller is "artincoins" and is located in Verdun, Quebec. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.