Relief in gold, irregularly shaped porcelain (inset)
Description of obverse and reverse
Obverse: in the central part of the coin – effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Below it – initials of the sculptor: IRB (Ian Rank-Broadley). Below it – mint mark: m/w, hallmark: Au 999.9. Along the rim – inscriptions separated by decorative dots: ELIZABETH II, NIUE ISLAND (issuer), 100 DOLLARS (face value), 2016 (year of issue).
Reverse: in the central part of the coin – porcelain inlay featuring the Qianlong Chinese porcelain vase dating back to the XVIII century, manufactured for the Qianlong emperor of the Qing dynasty. In the background – stylized decorative surface: Chinese ornaments, dragons.
A brief annotation
The experts claim that the vase dates back to the XVIII century and was manufactured for the Qianlong emperor of the Qing dynasty. At the time of his reign, the Chinese porcelain art reached its pinnacle.