Famous Ballets 5x1Oz Set

Tuvalu 2010 - 5 x $1 - Famous Ballets - 5 x 1oz LIMITED Silver Coin Set

Only 2.500 of these special coins were issued by Perth Mint!
These silver proof coins are dedicated to the most famous ballets history.
$466.83

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Country Tuvalu
Year 2010
Face Value currency Dollar
Face Value number 1
Metal Silver
Fineness 999/1000
Weight 1oz - 31,1g
Diameter 40,6 mm
Edge Serrated
Mintage 2500
Quality Proof
Certificate of authenticity yes
Presentation Case yes
Price $466.83
Coin Story

Each coin depicts a full color vignette of a spectacular scene from a specific ballet performance, including a ballerina. The ballerinas themselves are minted in frosted cameo relief, with each ballet's name indicated on the respective coins. The Perth Mint "P" mint mark is also located on each reverse.

Reverse Design

The reverse of the Don Quixote coin depicts Kitri dancing in a marketplace surrounded by imagery of her village and a windmill.

The reverse of The Sleeping Beauty coin depicts Prince Florimund and Princess Aurora at their wedding surrounded by imagery of thorny ivy and a castle.

The reverse of The Nutcracker coin depicts Clara dancing with the Nutcracker prince and a winter scene comprising snow covered trees in the background.

The reverse of the Swan Lake coin depicts the dying swan surrounded by imagery representing a lake in the forest.

The reverse of the Cinderella coin depicts the heroine dancing with a straw broom and fairytale imagery of pumpkins and a pumpkin carriage.

Obverse Design

Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II of England, in crowned profile facing right. This portrait, featuring Her Majesty wearing a tiara and pearl drop earrings, was executed by the sculptor Raphael Maklouf. The legend QUEEN ELIZABETH II, the date of issue and denomination also appear.

Packaging

The Famous Ballets 5x1Oz Set silver coins are encapsulated inside a presentation case, lined with black velvet and satin, and protected by a full-color outer box. An individually-numbered certificate of authenticity is included

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