Imperial Fabergé Eggs, known also as Tsar’s Fabergé Eggs, are considered masterpieces of the jeweller’s art and a symbol of extravagance and luxury. Created by Peter Carl Fabergé and his assistants for tsars: Alexander III and Nicholas II of Russia, the eggs were made of gold and silver and decorated with enamels and precious stones.
“Clover Leaf Egg” coin is the third coin of the popular series “Imperial Fabergé Eggs”. Low mintage, unique design, glass inserts and zircons arranged in the shape of clovers, make the coin highly attractive for collectors.
At the bottom – open Spring Flowers Egg (1899-1903) with a miniature basket of wood anemones inside. Above – the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with the mint’s mark (m/w) and the inscription “ELIZABETH II” below. Around the Queen’s effigy – decorative neorococo scroll ornament. At the top – the issuer’s name: NIUE ISLAND. On the right – a nominal value of the coin (2 dollars), on the left – year of issue (2010).
In the center – the image of the “Clover Leaf Egg” with green glass inserts and zircons arranged in the shape of two clovers. On the left side of the egg – an inscription: IMPERIAL. On the right side of the egg – an inscription: FABERGÉ EGGS. At the bottom, in the background – a delicate Art Nouveau ornament. At the top – a stylized relief with clover leafs.