Coin "Hohloma"


Name Hohloma
Presented by Resource Trade, Russia
Nominal value 5 dollars (Cook Islands)
Metal Silver 925°
Mintage 3000
Production quality Proof, partially colored
Description of obverse and reverse Obverse: in the center - a portrait of the Queen of England Elizabeth II, along the edge - the inscriptions: on the left – “ELIZABETH II”, on the right – “COOK ISLANDS”, at the bottom - the face value “5 DOLLARS”. Reverse: in the center - the images of a decorative woodenware surrounded with an ornament, at the top along the edge - the inscription in a circle “ХОХЛОМА”, at the bottom - the year of issue, the alloy and the weight of the coin “2011 Ag925 25g”.
A brief annotation Folk artistic crafts is a form of folk art, the production of artistic products. Folk artistic crafts have their roots in ancient times when home craft and rustic craft were produced. Craftsmanship of a particular type of folk art products were passed from generation to generation. Hohloma is a decorative painting on woodenware and furniture made in black and red colors (occasionally, in green and yellow) on golden background.
Designer Artist Leonov N.S.
Producer B.H. Mayer’s Kunstpraegeanstalt (Germany)

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