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Why purchase this 2019 $5 Solomon Islands 1 oz Silver Colorized Proof Legends of Music Bob Marley?
This 2019 Solomon Islands Silver Bob Marley celebrates one of the most significant music industry figures from the past fifty years. Bob Marley died young in 1981, but decades later, his music continues to be a fixture on tropical islands and on cruise ships, as well as in many bars and restaurants around the world. Marley was an international icon, instantly recognizable for his long dreadlocks, and would go on to become one of the best-selling recording artists of all-time. He sold more than 75 million records before his untimely death, and some of his best-known songs include "No Women No Cry," "Buffalo Soldier," and "Three Little Birds." This coin is one of six in the Legends of Music Series. It was struck from 1 oz. of .999 sterling silver. The 10,000 pieces in this mintage are sure to go quickly, so if you wait to place your order, you may miss out.
Iconic Bob Marley Design by Sid Baurer
Sid Maurer's ability to artistically represent well-known individuals in many areas of life is virtually unparalleled. The reverse features an image of Bob Marley that he created. Marley smiles broadly at the holder, just as he did at countless audiences throughout his career. Splashes of color enhance the bright, light feel of the image. Thanks to the use of black color printing application, the full face looks much like a vinyl record. Among the inscriptions on this face is the name of the series of which the coin is a part, "LEGENDS OF MUSIC."
Sid Maurer: the Artist
Sid Maurer, whose artwork appears on this coin, began his long career in the music industry at Columbia Records in New York when he was just 17. After a career that spanned decades and included some of the most important musicians in modern history, Maurer would transition full time to his passion for painting in the 1990s. The Legends of Music coins series combines Maurer's artistic talent and passion for music, allowing you to bring some of your favorite recording artists to your coin collection as never before.
Don't miss your chance to own this $5 Solomon Islands 2018 1 oz Silver Colorized Proof Legends of Music Bob Marley.
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|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Finish:||Colorized Sid Maurer|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Legal Tender:||Solomon Islands|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Bob Marley Portrait|