Masterpieces of Art - Vermeer Van Delft "Girl with a Pearl Earring"

Cook Islands 2014 - $20 - Masterpieces of Art - Vermeer Van Delft "Girl with a Pearl Earring" - 3oz LIMITED Silver Coin

Only 1.665 of these coins were issued by Allcollect!
These special coins with a reproduced painting are dedicated to Masterpieces of Art.
€349.00

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Land Cook Islands
Jahr 2014
Währung Dollar
Nominalwert Zahl 20
Metall Silber - mit Stein
Feinheitsgrad 999/1000
Gewicht 3oz - 93,3g
Durchmesser 55 mm
Rand Gezahnt
Mintage 1665
Qualität Proof
Echtheitszertifikat ja
Präsentationsbox ja
Price €349.00
Coin Story

A numismatic masterpiece, made of 3 oz of pure silver 999 with 16 authentic swarovski crystals inlaid in this 55 mm coin, issued by Cook Islands. Johannes Vermeer was a Dutch Baroque painter who specialized in exquisite, domestic interior scenes of ordinary life. The "Girl with a Pearl Earring", known as the "Mona Lisa of the North", was one of his masterpieces.
Johannes Vermeer was a Dutch Baroque painter who specialized in exquisite, domestic interior scenes of ordinary life.
Vermeer worked slowly and with great care, using bright colours, sometimes expensive pigments, with a preference for cornflower blue and yellow. He is particularly renowned for his masterly treatment and use of light in his work. What strikes in most of his paintings is a certain love, which easily could be called a love sickness, for the people and the objects in his paintings.
The painting Girl with a Pearl Earring (Dutch: Het Meisje met de Parel) is one of Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer's masterworks and as the name implies, uses a pearl earring for a focal point. The painting is currently housed at The Mauritshuis in The Hague. It is sometimes referred to as "the Mona Lisa of the North" or "the Dutch Mona Lisa. In general, very little is known about Vermeer and his works. This painting is signed "IVMeer" but not dated. It is unclear whether this work was commissioned, and if so, by whom. In any case, it is probably not meant as a conventional portrait.

Reverse Design

The reverse features the famous painting "Girl with a Pearl Earring" by Vermeer Van Delft. It is surrounded by 16 brilliant Swarowski crystals. The image offsets itself from the rest of the silver coin, due to the applied color.

Obverse Design

The obverse features the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, the country of issue and the face value.

Packaging

The Masterpieces of Art - Vermeer Van Delft "Girl with a Pearl Earring" silver coin comes encapsulated, accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. It comes with a presentation case, which is doing a great job in staging this special coin.

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