2020 3 oz Palau Great Micromosaic Passion Series - Lady with an Ermine Proof Silver Coin
This extraordinary 3 Oz Silver coin is the fourth issue in the innovative “Great Micromosaic Passion” series, dedicated to mosaic art and to Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece – Lady with an Ermine.
The reverse of the coin reproduces the beautifully coloured portrait of Cecilia Gallerani, when she was about 16 years old and was renowned for her beauty, scholarship and poetry. The coin is struck with more than 8.000 tiles in exceptional high relief, to reproduce and empathize the extraordinary beauty of this piece of mosaic art in miniature. On the left side of the reverse, the year of issue written in Roman numbers: “MMXX” – 2020. The obverse of the coin features the Coat of Arms of Palau, surrounded by a beautiful decorative mosaic pattern. All around the obverse, the inscriptions: “GREAT MICROMOSAIC PASSION” – the name of the series, “GMP” – the abbreviation of the series, “REPUBLIC OF PALAU” – the issuing country and “20$” – the face value. Each coin is individually numbered on the edge.