2022 2 oz Republique du Tchad Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci Gilded High Relief Silver Coin
This Silver coin celebrates Leonardo Da Vinci through one of his most famous masterpieces: Mona Lisa. The coin has a particular "Bi-Metal Max" tecnique, has a Gold plated frame, has a High Relief. It comes in a case, along with the Certificate of Authenticity. Limited mintage to 500 pcs worldwide!
This painting is considered to be one of the archetypal masterpieces of the entire Italian Renaissance period. Leonardo da Vinci captured the mysterious small smile on the Mona Lisa's face, the atmospheric painting have caused speculation and imagination to run rampant about this painting for generations. The frame surrounding the original painting is also perfectly reproduced and presents a Gold plating. This coin was minted with a new minting technique called "Bi-Metal Max", applied to give this piece its remarkable weight while keeping its proportions true to the actual painting. This is made possible by combining 33.5 Oz of Copper as a base with a top painting layer of 2 Oz of pure Silver, resulting in an incredible High Relief. The obverse presents an original design depicting a portrait of the artist himself and the theme of this coin, Salvator Mundi, in a currency note style as the design of the legal tender, featuring the Coat of Arms du Tchad. On the obverse, the inscriptions: "10000 TEN THOUSAND FRANCS CFA" – the face value, "REPUBLIQUE DU TCHAD 2022" – the country and the year of issue and "Leonardo Da Vinci" – the name of the artist.