Imperial Fabergé Eggs - Kremlin Egg

Niue Islands 2013 - $2 - Imperial Fabergé Eggs - Kremlin Egg - 56,56g LIMITED Silver Coin

7.000 of these coins were issued by Mint of Poland!
This silver proof coin with Swarowski Crystals is dedicated to the Fabergé Eggs.
$174.33

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Country Niue Islands
Year 2013
Face Value currency Dollar
Face Value number 2
Metal Silver - with Stone
Fineness 925/1000
Weight 56,56g
Dimensions 41,6 x 55, 6 mm
Mintage 7000
Quality Proof
Certificate of authenticity yes
Presentation Case yes
Price $174.33
Coin Story

The ”Moscow Kremlin Egg” was an Easter gift from the last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II, to his wife Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna. The design of the egg was inspired by the architecture of the Cathedral of the Dormition in the Moscow Kremlin, the traditional place of Russian tsars’ coronation. The “Moscow Kremlin Egg”, which is the largest of the famous Fabergé Eggs, was manufactured to commemorate the return of the imperial couple to the capital in 1903. The Moscow Kremlin Egg have never left Russia. At present it is housed in one of the oldest Moscow museums – the Kremlin Armoury.

Reverse Design

In the central part – a stylized image of the Cathedral of the Dormition which is located in the Moscow Kremlin. Along the internal rim – the name of the Fabergé Egg: MOSCOW KREMLIN EGG. In the upper and lower part of the coin – neo-rococo ornaments decorated with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS.

Obverse Design

At the bottom – open „Spring Flowers Egg” (1899-1903) with a miniature basket and a bouquet of anemones. Above the basket – the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with an inscription: ELIZABETH II and the mint mark (m/w). Around – a decorative, neo-rococo ornament. Along the rim – the issuer’s name: NIUE ISLAND, the face value: 2 DOLLARS, the hallmark (Ag 925) and the year of issue – 2013.

Packaging

The Imperial Fabergé Eggs - Kremlin Egg silver coin comes encapsuled, in a very special presentation case, with a Certificate of Authenticity.

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