2015 2 Pound Jewels of Art: Nude and Clothed Maja 2-Coin Set

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Description

Discover classic art and beauty of the early 1800s with this set of two complementary fine silver coins based on two famous painting by Francisco José de Goya.  The original paintings depict the same reclining woman, naked and clothed, and were originally painted around 1800 to 1803.  They are now highlights of the Prado Museum, and two of the most renowned Spanish works of art from this era.  

The coins are 2015 dated legal tender issues from the Solomon Islands, with a mintage of just 1800 sets.  Each coin is struck in one ounce of pure silver conforming to the rectangular shape of the original canvases, and each is further enhanced with exception colour, gold plating and precious gemstones.  The Nude Maja coin includes a genuine Blue Sapphire while the Clothed Maja coin includes a genuine Red Ruby. The coins come in a luxury display box with capsules, certificates, and full color images of both paintings.  


The Design:

The silver weight, fineness, and the name of each painting "THE CLOTHED MAJA-PRADO" and "THE NUDE MAJA-PRADO" are included on the coin designs.  The obverse of both coins depict the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the issue country Solomon Islands, the 2015 issue date and the $5 face value. 

Details

FEATURES:
Produced By:
Solomon Islands
Denomination: 5 Dollars

TECHNICAL SPECS:
Diameter: 30 x 38mm
Material: Silver
Fineness: 0.999
Weight: 31.1 grams each
Bullion Weight: 1 Troy Ounce each

EXTENDED INFORMATION:
Finish: Proof
Series: Jewel of Art
Quantity Produced: 1,800


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