|Country: Solomon Islands||Metal Purity: 999||Box: Yes|
|Year of Issue: 2017||Weight: 62.2 g||CoA: Yes|
|Face Value: 5 dollars||Dimensions: 38.6||Coin Accent: Antique Finish|
|ID: SB0053||Quality: Antique finish|
|Mintage quantity: 1000 pcs|
The spectacular new Gladiators series reveals the peculiarities of Ancient Roman fighters and reckons different classes of gladiator. This 2 oz silver 999 coin comes in outstanding high relief and its mintage is limited to 1000 pcs worldwide.
The obverse of the Solomon Islands coin features the portrait of Her Majesty Elizabeth II surrounded by the inscriptions: the Queen’s name, the face value, the country and year of issue and metal fineness.
The reverse of the coin is struck with a spectacular high relief artwork. The rim bears the name of the coin and the series, with the pattern on the background. Pollice verso is a Latin phrase which is used in reference to a gladiatorial combat and reflects the judgement of a crowd on a defeated gladiator. And this is also a title of a thematic painting by Jean-Léon Gérôme, reproduced on the coin’s reverse.