|Country: Solomon Islands||Metal Purity: 999||Box: Yes|
|Year of Issue: 2019||Weight: 80 g||CoA: Yes|
|Face Value: 8 dollars||Dimensions: 110 x 110||Coin Accent: Unusual Shape|
|ID: SB0113||Quality: Proof-like|
|Mintage quantity: 300 pcs|
This impressive silver coin is dedicated to one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the whole world – Notre Dame.
The Notre Dame Cathedral is a historically and culturally important building for France and the whole world. This treasure was built in the Middle Ages and is more than 850 years old. Furthermore, it belongs to Unesco World Heritage sites. Every year, the Notre Dame Cathedral attracts 14 million tourists. It is widely regarded as one of the finest monuments of French Gothic architecture.
The reverse of the coin features a highly intricate Southern Rose of the Notre Dame cathedral. If you look from the outside, the south rose window in the side of the cathedral is impressive. But if you observe it from the inside, you will make sure that it is a masterpiece! The size of this huge window equals to almost 13 meters across. It is important to mention that even though it was made in 1260, most of its manes still remain with their original glass. The obverse of the coin represents the back view of the window southern rose of the Notre Dame. On the left part of the obverse, the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is depicted. The mintage is strictly limited to only 300 pieces worldwide.
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