2016 Murrine Glass Art. 2nd in Series – Glass Art technique. 999 Fine Silver Coin. Like the previous edition, the second issue in this series also features an elaborate combination of fine silver and colourful glass elements. State of the art minting technology is combined with the millenia-old Millefiori tradition. Mintage: only 999 pcs. With COA and wooden box. The glass processing technique Millefiori was already known in Ancient Rome and is nowadays mainly continued on the island of Murano near Venice. Firstly long glass rods, known as murrine, are handmade, cured and then cut into discs. After that the individual multi-colored glass discs are placed into a mold, heated gently and slowly melted. Thus, unique Patterns emerge, of which no two are alike. The finished artwork explains without words why Millefiori means «thousand flowers» in Italian. The item “2016 MURRINE Millefiori Glass Art $5 Silver Coin Cook Islands IN HAND” is in sale since Thursday, June 09, 2016. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Other Oceania Coins”. The seller is “ibexcoins” and is located in Springfield, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, to Australia, GR, PT, CY, SI, to Japan, SE, ID, TH, to Belgium, to France, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Germany, to Austria, SG, to Switzerland, NO, SA, UA, AE, QA, KW, BH, HR, MY, BR, CL, CO.
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Year: 2016
- Composition: Silver
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Cook Islands