Coin with 26 Swarovski crystals Inlaid. Extremly low mintage limit, only 999!! Coin contain 3 Oz silver and 1/4Oz gold. This eye-catching entry in the Masterpieces of Art series by Cook Islands is going to be very successful with collectors, no doubt due to the beautiful design, 26 Swarovski Elements and an extremely limited mintage. It has been struck as a tribute to Virgin of Vladimir, one of the most ancient miraculous orthodox icons. An effigy of Queen Elizabeth II is represented on the obverse of the silver and gold coin. There are also the inscriptions indicating the name of the Queen, the coins face value and the name of the issuing country. Shown on the reverse of the coin is the fine crafted image of the Virgin of Vladimir icon embellished with genuine Swarovski Crystals. Painted by an anonymous Byzantine iconographer in the style of the Macedonian period (857 – 1056 AD), the icon has been present at a great many political events in Russian history, and is famous for many miraculous interventions. Along the rim of the coin, there are the inscriptions indicating the name of the coin and that of the series. This issue is part of the popular series of 3 ounce Swarovski crystal insert silver coins with beautiful pad color printing of classical masterpieces of art. This is the fifth issue to feature a pure gold insert featuring the actual artwork itself, after the Mona Lisa (2009), Vitruvian Man (2010), Tutankhamun (2011) and Bust of Nefertite (2012). The gold insert is surrounded by 26 inset Swarovski crystals, and is individually numbered on the back. 3 Oz silver 1/4Oz gold. Nice Authentic add to your collection. We are established and guarantee the authenticity of the products we sell. We have our inventory of precious metals bought only from reputable mints. Please consider your fair Feedback. Let us know if you need this overnight. We will do our best to accommodate your request. Fast shiiping will take 3-4 days(extra charge). For damaged items, please save all outside and inside packaging and wrapping for inspection by the Post Office. Return item must be sent within 14 days after it has been received. We will do our best to satisfy our customers. Fell free to contact if you have any questions. Auctiva Free Image Hosting. The item “Cook Islands 2013 20$ Virgin of Vladimir Masterpieces 3 Oz Silver & Gold Coin” is in sale since Thursday, February 18, 2016. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\South Pacific”. The seller is “worldancient” and is located in Etobicoke, Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.