THIS IS THE HIGHEST KNOWN GRADE FOR THIS COIN. EXTREMELY RARE COIN AND PACKAGING SET. Murrine Millefiori – Glass Art – with Authentic Murrine Glass – Coin and Packaging Set – this coin contains very special design – proof with authentic murrine glass embedded in this coin and is in the highest known grade – PF 69. (PF is Proof Finish and there are no PF 70 Ultra Cameo coins produced due to the striking process). Additionally, a super popular. Brown Label from NGC is present on this coin!!! This amazing pure silver coin contains a murrine glass and features a unique design using the glass processing technique known as Millefiori (thousand flowers). This brand new silver coin concept is a collectors delight with its own unique design. Additionally, this coin has been completely. This coin is very unique in that it has. Embedded on to the coin itself along with the fact that this coin is designed in. While being struck on a pure silver proof coin with a total silver weight of 0.643 ounces. Issued as legal tender under the Government of Cook Islands this coin is meticulously struck by the Mayer Mint. Silver in proof quality. Furthermore, this beautifully depicted – Murrine Millefiori – Glass Art – with Authentic Murrine Glass coin – in a three-dimensional proof finish with a mirrored background on a stunning pure silver coin is minted from. 999-fine silver and is limited to a worldwide. Mintage of just 999 coins. And this example has been graded PF 69 Ultra Cameo, the highest known grade for these coins from NGC!! This is a mega rarity and a unique opportunity to own a true masterpiece!!! This amazing 99,99% pure silver coin features multiple technologies to bring out the stunning beauty of. Murrine Millefiori – Glass Art to beautifully create and display this new technology of creating these incredible coins. This coin presents a rare opportunity to view superb engraving skills of. The use of multiple finishes further showcases the combined craftsmanship and artistry that have produced this. Depicts the design that includes a. Colorful shaped heart which adorns the center of this coin and is surrounded by multi-colored glass. The multi-colored glass surrounds this coin as an intricate design of fantastic design and true beauty. This coin contains the following inscriptions – MURRINE – on the left side of this design, MILLEFIORI – at the top of this design, and GLASS ART – on the right side of this design. The year-date – 2015 is present at the bottom of this coin. The most interesting item about this design however, is the authentic murrine multi-colored glass heart located at the center of this coin and makes this coin a unique masterpiece. This is a stunning design of engraving artistry and fantastic art work like no other. Contains the profile of Queen Elizabeth II with the country of origin. Located at the top right side of this design. And the denomination – 5 DOLLARS – depicted at the bottom of this coin. For this coin is plain. Additionally, a very popular label is present – Brown Label – from NGC. The NGC label provides further guarantee of the coin’s weight, purity, and overall quality – adding a factor of collectability to this unique coin. Included with this super rare coin is the Original Government Packaging (OGP) – this. Coin comes with the presentation packaging like no other. The amazing themed wooden deluxe presentation box with the original coin artwork – glass pattern design is depicted along with the inscription – MURRINE MILLEFIORI – GLASS ART – on the outer part of the polished surface. The original yellow card-board outer case houses the deluxe wooden presentation box. Additionally, this packaging contains a Certificate of Authenticity the certificate is entirely in English – the official language of. The Certificate of Authenticity states that the authority of the Government of the Cook Islands certifies that this coin is. And is guaranteed to match the standards of fineness and weight set down in the specification. All of this makes this coin and packaging an ideal gift for any coin collector and is a. Truly magnificent work of art!! The glass processing technique Millefiori was already known in Ancient Rome and is nowadays mainly continued on the. 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. Murrina (common pluralization murrine) is an Italian term for colored patterns or images made in a glass cane (long rods of glass) that are revealed when cut in cross-sections. Murrine can be made in infinite designs – some styles are more familiar, such as millefiori. Artists working in glass design murrine in a variety of ways from simple circular or square patterns to complex detailed designs to even portraits of people. Murrine are designed by layering different colors of molten glass around a core, then heating and stretching it into a rod. When cool, the rod is sliced into cross-sections of desired thickness with each slice possessing the same pattern in cross-section. The murrina process first appeared in the. More than 4,000 years ago and was revived by Venetian glassmakers in Murano in the early 16th century. For a wonderful YouTube video about this coin in an uncertified form. This coin and original government packaging set is of extreme unbelievable rarity due to its limited low worldwide mintage of just 999 coins and its super high popularity due to the subject matter being Murrine Millefiori – Glass Art. Additionally this coin and packaging set being in a very high grade of PF 69 Ultra Cameo and. Population = 17 with the super rare. Authentic Murrine Glass embedded in this coin along with the Certificate of Authenticity for this coin, the. And with a very popular Brown Label from NGC – all together makes this coin and packaging set of ULTIMATE SUPER RARITY. This coin seldom appears for sale on the open market and of supreme rarity in such a high grade – hence forth the ultimately low population. Numismatic Guarantee Corporation (NGC) has graded this coin PF 69 Ultra Cameo (PF is Proof Finish). Certified at Proof 69 Ultra Cameo grade, the Numismatic Guaranty Company guarantees this grade at five times the magnification. The Authenticity and The Grade of this coin are guaranteed. The population of this coin as of November 23, 2016. This is an extremely limited and extremely rare coin and packaging set. Technical Specifications for This Coin. Colorized Proof with Murrine Glass Art. Special Feature: Murrine Glass Art. 0.999 = 99.9%. Yellow Outer Box, Wooden Inner Box. Year of Issue: 2015. Mint Facility: Coin Invest Trust and. For this item, within the continental. The item “2015 Cook Islands Silver $5 Murrine Millefiori Glass Art PF69 UC NGC Coin” is in sale since Saturday, April 22, 2017. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\South Pacific”. The seller is “coinmaestro” and is located in Maineville, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, Indonesia, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia.
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated PF69
- Year: 2015
- Certification: NGC
- Certification Number: 4263035-009
- Grade: PF 69 Ultra Cameo
- Composition: Pure Silver with Murrine Glass
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Cook Islands