This extraordinary 3 Oz Silver coin is the first issue in the innovative “Great Micromosaic Passion” series, dedicated to mosaic art and to Botticelli’s masterpiece – the Birth of Venus.
The coin features more than 5.000 minted tiles thanks to the Smartminting technology and comes in a mosaic tile shaped case, along with the Certificate of Authenticity. Limited mintage of only 499 pcs worldwide!
The reverse of the coin reproduces the beautifully coloured face of Venus from the famous painting by Sandro Botticelli, the Birth of Venus, struck with more than 5.000 tiles in exceptional high relief, to reproduce and empathize the ex-traordinary beauty of this piece of mosaic art in miniature. On the bottom-right of the reverse, the year of issue written in Roman numbers: “MMXVII” – 2017.
The obverse of the coin features the Coat of Arms of Palau, surrounded by a beautiful decorative mosaic pattern. All around the obverse, the inscriptions: “GREAT MICROMOSAIC PASSION” – the name of the series, “GMP” – the abbrevi-ation of the series, “REPUBLIC OF PALAU” – the issuing country and “20$” – the face value. Each coin is individually numbered on the edge.