20.00g (0.64oz). 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-coloured glass discs are placed into a mould, 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. Every single coin is unique! Very low mintage – limited to only 999 pieces. Comes with capsule, certificate of authenticity and a special presentation case. We strive for excellent service. Though we normally reply to inquiries as soon as possible, please note that our office is limited on weekends and holidays. Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. Auctiva gets you noticed! Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “Cook Islands 2015 $5 Murrine Millefiori Glass Art 20g Silver Proof Coin UNIQUE” is in sale since Monday, December 17, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\South Pacific”. The seller is “jvpic” and is located in Berlin. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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