Cook Islands 2012 $5 WAR AND PEACE Leo Tolstoy 3 x 1 Oz Silver Proof Coin Set
3x 1 Oz (93.3g). 40 x 30 mm. Silver coins in commemoration of year 1812. In 2012, Russia will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Patriotic War of 1812. Sberbank and Mint of Finland are marking the anniversary with the War and Peace silver coins, which commemorate Tolstoys epoch-defining masterwork and, at the same time, the national cinema of Russia. The impressive commemorative coins illustrate Leo Tolstoys War and Peace, which he wrote between 1865 and 1869. The silver coins have been minted with images of three of the novels characters as they appeared in Russian director Sergei Bondarchuks 1968 historical epic film. The characters Natasha Rostova, Pierre Bezukhov and Andrei Bolkonsky have all been immortalised in their own coins. In the war of 1812, Russian troops defeated Napoleons army as he attempted to invade Russia. War and Peace is a magnificent historical chronicle of the 1812 Napoleonic invasion that takes place over well over a thousand pages. Commemorating the War of 1812. Low mintage – limited to only 10,000 pieces. Comes with capsules, Certificate of Authenticity and a prestigious wooden presentation box. At our discretion, we may opt to self-insure any order. Return item must be sent within 14 days after it has been received. We strive for 5 star service. Create listings that get noticed! With Auctiva’s 1,800+ Templates. The item “Cook Islands 2012 $5 WAR AND PEACE Leo Tolstoy 3 x 1 Oz Silver Proof Coin Set” is in sale since Saturday, April 02, 2016. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\South Pacific”. The seller is “mimi*store” and is located in Berlin. This item can be shipped worldwide.