Art That Changed the World is a unique series presenting remarkable works of architecture of consecutive periods in art.
This magnificent coin dedicated to renaissance art presents the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore, which for centuries has been a symbol of Florence and an object of the greatest pride of its inhabitants. The dome of this monument building and its craftsmanlike façade have been mapped on the coin with the highest attention to detail. Additionally a rosette from its frontal part as well as the upper part of the dome have been embedded with a wonderful insert made of blue natural agate gemstone.
The artistic spirit of this exceptional item is complemented by its attractive packaging in the form of a frame which enables its efficient two-side exposure.
• perfect gift for art lovers
• minted in .999 fine silver
• unique diamond shaped coin
• Niue legal tender
• Certificate of Authenticity issued by the Mint of Poland
The reverse depicts a piece of the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore. In the upper part of the coin – a rosette decorated with a blue agate insert. On the right, along the rim – an inscription: RENAISSANCE ART.
The obverse presents the dome of the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore. On the right – the face value: ONE DOLLAR and the issuer: NIUE ISLAND. On the left – inscriptions: ELIZABETH II, 2014
(the year of issue).