Moscow Kremlin Egg, 2 dollars, Series: Imperial Fabergé Eggs

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Moscow Kremlin Egg, 2 dollars, Series: Imperial Fabergé Eggs
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Specification
  • Issuer:
  • Denomination:
    2 New Zealand dollars
  • Metal:
    Ag 925
  • Quality:
    proof
  • Weight:
    56.56 g
  • Circulation:
    up to 7,000 pcs
  • Date of issue:
    July 2014
Description

The coin dedicated to the one of the most precious jewellery masterpieces – an exceptional item in each collection!

The “Moscow Kremlin Egg” coin from the wonderful series commemorating famous eggs made in a workshop of a world-renowned Russian jeweller, Peter Carl Fabergé.

  • Coin of the awe-inspiring “Imperial Fabergé Eggs” collection
  • Its coin and packaging design characteristic for the 19th century
  • Sterling silver of .925 purity
  • Weight of 56.56 grams
  • Selective gold plating with the use of the most modern machines
  • Exceptional, ellipse-shaped design
  • Attractive presentation case embellished with a gold ornament


The “Imperial Fabergé Eggs” series is a continuation of tradition having its roots at the Russian court in the second half of the 19th century. The inspiration for this collection were the renowned eggs created to order of tsars Nicholas II and Alexander III. For over 100 years these jewellery masterpieces have been a symbol of extravagance and luxury.
 

Obverse
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At the bottom – open „Spring Flowers Egg” (1899-1903) with a miniature basket and a bouquet of anemones. Above the basket – the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with an inscription:  ELIZABETH II and the mint mark (m/w). Around – a decorative, neo-rococo ornament. Along the rim – the issuer’s name: NIUE ISLAND, the face value: 2 DOLLARS, the hallmark (Ag 925) and the year of issue – 2014.

Reverse
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In the central part – a  stylized image of the Cathedral of the Dormition which is located in the Moscow Kremlin. Along the internal rim – the name of the Fabergé Egg: MOSCOW KREMLIN EGG. In the upper and lower part of the coin – neo-rococo ornaments decorated with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS