31.1 (1 oz). This beautiful 1 Oz Silver coin is part of the World Heritage series and depicts the Madonna With Child by Sano di Pietro, the most famous image among those of Christianity. The coin is beautifully colored, has a Proof quality and comes in an elegant case, along with the Certificate of Authenticity. Limited mintage to only 999 pieces worldwide! The reverse of the coin depicts a beautifully designed image of the Madonna With Child. The coin is designed to match the original Madonna With Child image, located in the Italian Metropolitan Museum. The obverse of the coin features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the inscriptions: ELIZABETH II the name of the Queen, NIUE the issue country and 2 DOLLARS the face value and 2014 the year of issue. Sano di Pietro Sano di Pietro or Ansano di Pietro di Mencio (14061481) was an Italian painter of the Sienese school of painting. His career spanned from the end of the Trecento period into the Quattrocento period. His contemporaries included Giovanni di Paolo and Sassetta. Sano was born in 1406. His name enters the roll of painters in 1428 where it remained until his death in 1481. In addition to his own painting and overseeing the pupils and assistants in his workshop, he was also part of the civic fabric of Siena. There are city records showing his participation. In 1431 and 1442 he was the leader of the San Donato district of Siena. Sano was also employed as an arbitrator; in 1475 he was called upon to settle a dispute between fellow painters Neroccio di Bartolommeo and Francesco di Giorgio Martini. The item “MADONNA WITH CHILD World Heritage 1 Oz Silver Coin 2$ Niue 2014″ is in sale since Thursday, March 02, 2017. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Other Oceania Coins”. The seller is “powercoin_italy” and is located in Roma. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Year: 2014
- Composition: Silver
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Niue