|Country: Niue||Metal Purity: 999||Box: Yes|
|Year of Issue: 2015||Weight: 62.2 g||CoA: Yes|
|Face Value: 2 dollars||Dimensions: 57x57||Coin Accent: Unusual Shape|
|ID: NU0564||Quality: Proof|
|Mintage quantity: 500 pcs|
This breathtaking silver coin by Niue is dedicated to the Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I, a masterpiece by an Austrian symbolist painter Gustav Klimt. The series has low mintage and features the most expensive paintings in the world! The coin is made of 2 oz silver 999 in proof quality and decorated with flamboyant digital printing. The worldwide mintage is 500 pieces.
The obverse of this rectangular coin bears an effigy of Her Majesty Elizabeth II. The portrait is surrounded by the following inscriptions: the Queen’s name, the face value of the coin, its issuing country and year.
The reverse of this gorgeous coin is embellished with a full-color reproduction of Klimt’s painting. Bought for 135 million dollars by the Neue Galerie in New York, the Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I is one of the most expensive paintings of all times. It’s known for its flamboyant style that combines abundant ornamentation, dazzling gold mosaic and curved shapes. Gustav Klimt’s Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer, the beautiful, seductive Viennese Jewish salon hostess who sat for it, was one of the most emblematic portraits of its time. This small silver masterpiece in a luxury box is a great gift idea for a true art lover!