A unique coin presenting ancient and modern image of goddess of love – Venus.
In the centre effigy of the Queen Elizabeth II. Around the coin inscriptions: “ELIZABETH II”, “NIUE”, “ONE DOLLAR”, “15,5g” (weight of the coin), “2014”and the hallmark “Ag999,9”.
The bottom of the coin reverse a replica of a gold coin from ancient Rome. On the obverse of the ancient coin a profile of Faustina the Younger (Annia Galeria Faustina Minor) ( 122 – 175) a daughter of the emperor Antoninus Pius, wife of the emperor Marc Antony (Marcus Aurelius Antoninus). On the reverse an ancient depiction of Venus goddess holding an apple (a gift from Paris (also known as Alexander) to the most beauty) and a helm. On the top of the coin modern depiction of the goddess Venus and inscription: “Amor vincit omnia” (“Love conquers all things”).