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Why purchase this colorized 2021 Snow Maiden Matryoshka Doll Silver Proof coin?
This Solomon Islands Matryoshka Doll series coin is dedicated to the Snow Maiden. In Russian legends, the Snow Maiden is the companion and helper to Father Frost, the Russian Santa Claus.
Beautiful Winter Design Enhanced with Brilliant Color
Obverse: The obverse features the classic Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The inscriptions "ELIZABETH II," "SOLOMON ISLANDS" and "$5" encircle the portrait, with "1 OZ AG 999" below. Mr. Rank-Broadley is an acclaimed British sculptor, who won The Royal Mint's competition to create the Queen's coinage portrait in 1997.
Reverse: The Snow Maiden is depicted on the reverse, dressed in a vivid blue winter coat, hat and gloves, while standing at the edge of a forest with her wildlife friends, a deer and a bluebird. "2021" is inscribed above, with Snow Maiden in Russia below, over a collection of snowflakes.
Flawless Proof 70 Ultra Cameo
Possessing flawless surfaces and remarkably sharp contrast between finishes, this 2021 Solomon Islands Snow Maiden Matryoshka Doll 1 oz. Silver Colorized Proof Coin was awarded the perfect grade of Proof 70 Ultra Cameo (UC) by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). The coin is sealed in a NGC holder with a First Releases certification label, confirming the coin's submission to the NGC within thirty days of release.
This pristine First Releases 2021 Snow Maiden Proof coin will make a delightful addition to your collection!
|Year of Issue:||2021|
|Release Type:||First Releases|
|Packaging:||with Doll Packaging|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Diameter:||45 x 30 mm|
|Legal Tender:||Solomon Islands|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Snow Maiden|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Ian Rank-Broadley|