2017 Niue 2 Ounce Amber Art Renaissance High Relief Silver Coin w Antique Finish
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This marvelous 2 Ounce .999 silver coin is the second issue in the “Amber Art” series, dedicated to the beauty and richness of Renaissance adornments. The coin features a genuine Amber insert, a beautiful design struck in High Relief and comes in a deluxe case. Delivers with with the Certificate of Authenticity.
Extremely limited mintage of only 500 pieces worldwide.
The Renaissance was a period in European history, from the 14th to the 17th century, regarded as the cultural bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history. It started as a cultural movement in Italy in the Medieval period and later spread to the rest of Europe, marking the beginning of the Modern age. The intellectual basis of the Renaissance was its own invented version of humanism, derived from the concept of Roman Humanitas and the rediscovery of classical Greek philosophy, such as that of Protagoras, who said that “Man is the measure of all things”. This new thinking became manifest in art, architecture, politics, science and literature. Early examples were the development of perspective in oil painting and the recycled knowledge of how to make concrete. Although the invention of metal movable type sped the dissemination of ideas from the later 15th century, the changes of the Renaissance were not uniformly experienced across Europe.
Grade: High Relief, Antique Finish
Metal Content: 1 Troy Ounce
Diameter: 50 mm
Mint capsule, Presentation Box, Certificate of Authenticity