Murrine Millefiori Glass Art Venetian Murano. “Murano Glass insert- every coin is unique”. Third and final Silver. 999 coin issue dedicated to the world’s most popular handwork, the Murrine Millefiori of Murano in Italy. Each coin is unique, the glass rods are handmade, cured and then cut into discs. After that the individual multicolored glass discs are placed into a mold, heated gently and slowly melted. Limited mintage of 999 pcs. The coin’s reverse features a heart shaped Murrine Millefiori of Murano. On the center of the reverse, around the heart shape, the inscriptions: “MURRINE MILLEFIORI” – the name of the coin, “GLASS ART” – the name of the series and “2017″ – the year of issue. The obverse of the coin depicts Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the inscriptions: “ELIZABETH II” – the name of the Queen, “5 DOLLARS” – the face value and “COOK ISLANDS” – the issue country. The glass processing technique. 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-coloured 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 “2017 MURRINE MILLEFIORI Glass Art Venetian Murano Silver Coin Cook Islands $5″ is in sale since Thursday, June 08, 2017. 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, Canada.
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Composition: Silver
- Year: 2017
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Cook Islands