Imperial Desk Clock, 1 dollar, Series: Fabergé Art

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Specification
  • Issuer:
  • Producer:
    Mint of Poland
  • Denomination:
    1 dollar
  • Metal:
    Ag 999
  • Decoration:
    transparent insert decorated with digital printing
  • Quality:
    proof
  • Size:
    38.61 mm
  • Weight:
    1 oz
  • Circulation:
    999 pcs
  • Date of issue:
    March 2018
Description
Fabergé art is a symbol of extravagance and sheer luxury. The gamut of masterpieces marked with the sign of the House of Fabergé embraces not only world-famous exquisite Easter eggs ordered by the Russian imperial family, but also intricately embellished objects of everyday use and magnificent clocks. 
 
ART OF FABERGÉ IN A NEW LIGHT
We are proud to present the outstanding silver coins devoted to priceless masterpieces of goldsmithing and clock-making art. Commemorative coins featuring precious clocks created in the atelier of Peter Carl Fabergé will take the connoisseurs of numismatics on a journey to upper echelons of the czarist Russia. The numismatic series starts with a beautifully crafted rococo desk clock. The precious artwork has been created from ivory, emerald guilloche enamel, gold and silver. Thanks to precise finishing and intricate embellishments, the lovers of numismatics will soon admire this one-of-a-kind masterpiece of clock-making art!
 
  • great gift idea for connoisseurs of art
  • highest purity of silver
  • decoration with an irregularly shaped insert
  • offered in an elegant object frame
Obverse

In the central part of the coin – effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Below it – initials of the sculptor: IRB (Ian Rank-Broadley). Below it – mint mark: m/w, hallmark: Ag 999. Along the rim – decorative ring. Along the ring – inscriptions: ELIZABETH II, 1 DOLLAR (face value). On the sides of the effigy of the queen – inscriptions: NIUE (issuer), 2018 (year of issue).

Reverse

In the central part of the coin – image of a Fabergé clock. On its sides and in the upper part of the coin (along the rim) – inscriptions: IMPERIAL/DESK/CLOCK. In the background – stylized decorative surface.