This is an edition of "The complete works of Vermeer", consisting of 31 coins. These coins are sterling silver.925 with a coating of pure gold (24 carat). The coins weigh 32 grams each and the diameter is 45 mm. This is almost 1 kg pure silver. Dimensions of the deluxe wooden case: 49 cm x 42 cm x H 8 cm.
This set was issued in 1975 by the Franklin Mint, Netherlands on the occasion of the 300th memorial year of Vermeer. On the front of the coins youll see an image of one of the works of Johannes Vermeer, and on the rear the title of the artwork with the name Vermeer. This is the first collection in the history of numismatic art that is not just a selection, but consists of the totality of the work of a prominent artist.The collection consists of the 31 remaining works of Vermeer, as recognised by the Vermeer Stichting in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The complete works of Vermeer was - on the occasion of the 300th memorial year of Vermeer - issued in a strictly limited one-time edition. The hallmarks are indicated on the edges of the coins including the content: gold on silver 925/1000. The complete works of Vermeer. Includes Certificate of Authenticity and booklet with description of each coin. Coins are in proof-like condition. The box has some slight signs of wear. The item "31 coins in 24k GOLD on 1oz SILVER Johannes Vermeer rare collectable medals" is in sale since Saturday, July 14, 2018. This item is in the category "Coins\Bullion\Silver\Coins & Rounds". The seller is "sco234" and is located in West End, QLD. This item can be shipped worldwide.