- Mintage Limit - 1500
- Each coin is struck from 1oz of pure silver
- Embellished with gold plating
- Coin in capsule+with Certificate of Authenticity + Presentation Case
The coin commemorates one of the most valuable realistic images of the Madonna with Baby Jesus – the Beautiful Madonna of Torun.
This exceptional coin reflects the spirit of the sculpture. Its reverse presents a precisely mapped image of the Beautiful Madonna of Torun, a Gothic sculpture created at the turn of the 14th and 15th century. The Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist and St. John the Evangelist is shown in the background. In this Cathedral the statue was housed till it was lost during World War I, after it was taken by the Germans. The empty frame on the obverse refers to the theme of the series.
The obverse depicts an empty frame which symbolizes the theme of the series. In the lower part of the coin – the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and inscriptions: UTRACONE DZIEŁA SZTUKI (the name of the series in Polish), m/w (the mint mark), 1 DOLLAR (the face value), NIUE ISLAND (the issuer), ELIZABETH II and the year of issue (2014). At the bottom, on the left – the hallmark: Ag 999.
In the foreground – a sculpture of the Beautiful Madonna of Torun. In the background – an image of the old town and the Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist and St. John the Evangelist. Below – an exquisite decoration in the form of three SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS crystals. Along the rim – decorative ornaments. In the upper and lower part of the coin – an inscription: PIĘKNA MADONNA Z TORUNIA (the name of the coin in Polish).