Just as she has for millennia, she continues to appear on coins to this day - including on this 2021-dated Winged Victory coin from Australia's acclaimed Perth Mint. The epic design of this coin is enough to cause any coin fanatic's mouth to water, but the fact that this Australian coin was designed by American John Mercanti, the 12th Chief Engraver at the U.
S Mint, makes, makes it instantly collectible. Plus, it was struck in a full ounce of highly pure 99.99% Australian gold in stunning high relief and features a deep, concave field upon the surface of the coin for maximum contrast with the devices. Mercanti's design depicts Nike in a classic Art Deco style. Honoring an unseen hero with a victory laurel in the palm of her right hand, Nike's muscular figure is enveloped in a beautifully symmetrical representation of feathered wings.
Victory's massive wings serve as Mercanti's tribute to his idol, famed sculptor and coin design Augustus Saint-Gaudens. The 2021 Australia One-Ounce Gold Winged Victory High Relief Proof was expertly crafted by The Perth Mint from hand-selected planchets, polished dies and multiple strikes to produce beautifully frosted details rising over mirror-like fields. In fact, each coin available here has been graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) as being in flawless Proof-70 Ultra Cameo (PF70UC) condition, a distinction that means these perfectly-graded proofs have ZERO imperfections - showing all features and fields exactly as the engraver and mint intended. Plus, each coin here will come sonically sealed in an acrylic holder with an exclusive Australian Flag label that was personally signed by John Mercanti! Now retired, Mercanti is giant in the numismatic world, and has produced more coin and medal designs than any person in U.
Each will also come with its original government packaging that consists of a deluxe timber display case and illustrated shipper and accompanied by a mint-numbered Certificate of Authenticity. Claim Victory for your collection and order one of these 2021 Australia One-Ounce Gold Winged Victory High Relief Proofs today! COMMEMORATING AN ICONIC COIN SYMBOL.Designed by John Mercanti, the 12th Chief Engraver at the U. S Mint, this coin pays tribute Nike, the Greek Winged Goddess of Victory - one of the earliest images to appear on ancient Greek & Roman coins. The coin's obverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. This coin was struck in incredible high relief by Australia's famed Perth Mint and features a deep, concave field upon the surface of the coin for maximum contrast with the devices. STRUCK IN HIGHLY PURE GOLD.
Each Gold Winged Victory High Relief Proof was struck in a full ounce of highly pure 99.99% gold and measures 27.6 mm in diameter. Your 2021 Australia One-Ounce Gold Winged Victory High Relief Proof has been graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) in perfect Proof-70 Ultra Cameo (PF70UC) condition. KEY FIRST DAY OF ISSUE CERTIFICATION. NGC has certified that this proof is a First Day of Issue (FDI) coin, independent authentication that your coin was released by the mint during the premier day of the series' issue.
This coin will come sonically sealed in an acrylic holder with an exclusive Australian Flag label that was personally signed by John Mercanti! This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Gold\Coins". The seller is "cclarkson" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.