2020 Solomon Islands Raffaello Santi Proof Like Gold & Silver Coin Collection
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Raffaello Santi was one of the most important Italian Artists of the Renaissance. His numerous paintings can be admired in art museums around the world.
This unique collection pays tribute to some of his most famous paintings and it consists of three rectangular 1/2 ounce silver bars, two 1/2 ounce silver coins and a 1/4 ounce gold coin.
The following Raphael masterpieces have been meticulously reproduced and minted for this stunning, legal tender issue of Solomon Islands:
Raphael Self Portrait
Triumph of Galatea
Adam & Eve
And finally, his magnum opus, “The School of Athens“, graces this commemorative collection for the first time as a 1 ounce silver coin in a fancy arcuate shape for a total of 7 different, legally guaranteed, pure gold and silver coins.
Raphael, Italian in full Raffaello Sanzio or Raffaello Santi, (born April 6, 1483, Duchy of Urbino died April 6, 1520 a recognized master painter and architect of the Italian High Renaissance. Raphael is best known for his Madonna’s and for his large figure compositions in the Vatican. His work is admired for its clarity of form and ease of composition and for its visual achievement of the Neoplatonic ideal of human grandeur.
Quality: Proof Like
Denomination: 6 X 5 Dollars AG, 1 X 10 Dollars AU
1 X 1 Ounce (31.1 Grams) Silver
5 X 1/2 Ounce (15.55 Grams) Silver
1 X 1/4 Ounce (7.75 Grams) Gold
Purity: .999 AG / .9999 AU
Issuer: Solomon Islands
Mint Capsules, Acrylic Display Case, Luxury Wood Box, Certificate