Albrecht Dürer (May 21, 1471 April 6, 1528) is regarded as the greatest artist of the Northern Renaissance and one of the best printmakers of all time. Famous for his religious works, numerous portraits and self-portraits and highly appreciated for his significant input to the development of engraving. In order to make the coin of this series more attractive, the Mint of Poland decided to employ the etching technique, which makes this coin distinguished from the rest of the collection. This method, innovative among the collector coins, was used on the obverse of the coin, thus enabling to copy a well-known engraved 1504 Adam and Eve portrait in the tiniest detail and with utmost perfection. Painters of the World is a unique international series of silver collectors coins which was started in 2006.This series is dedicated to the most famous painters of the world. All coins are rectangular and present individual images of the painters and chosen reproductions of their wonderful works, thanks to which each coin is to some extent a piece of art. Obverse: In the central part, an insert etching picture of Adam and Eve engraving one of the most famous engraving of Albrecht Dürer. On the left side, a vertical inscription in Catalan language, PRINCIPAT DANDORRA (Principality of Andorra).
At the bottom, on the left, the Coat of Arms of the Principality of Andorra and the Mint Mark MW. Under the Adam and Eve engraving, on the right side, a year of issue, 2010 and a nominal value of the coin, 10 D. At the background, an image of his painting Adoration of the Holy Trinity. This coin is Brand New - comes in the original capsule with Certificate of Authenticity.
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