The Hunters in the Snow Pieter Bruegel 500th Anniversary 2 oz Antique finish Silver Coin 5$ Niue 2023
- MINT XXI presents a wondrous numismatic tribute to Pieter Bruegel the Elder on the grand occasion of his 500th birth anniversary. The enchanting essence of the artist's renowned masterpiece, “The Hunters in the Snow”, is encapsulated in a 70 mm silver collectible coin.
- "The Hunters in the Snow" canvas, completed in 1565, is one of a six-work collection by Bruegel that depicts the seasons of the year from the perspective of country folk.
- The antique finish of the coin did exceedingly well in capturing the air of returning relief after a successful hunt. This tranquil palette, printed digitally on the minted piece, revives the old-world charm of the painter's era.