Numismatics news, coin market, precious metals, analytics, experts
Enter a name
Search
Ave, Caesar!
Аве, Цезарь!
Presented by
Mint of Poland
Nominal value
10 dollars
Weight
130,82
Diameter
40,00
Metal
Silver 999°
Mintage
500
Production quality
Proof, decoration: selective antique finish, laser frosting, high relief
Designer
Producer
Mint of Poland
Description of obverse and reverse
The reverse of the coin features a 3-dimensional representation of Colosseum decorated with images of gladiators fighting with a lion and with each other. Elevated rim of the coin features the façade of the monument. 

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). Above it – mint mark: m/w, hallmark: «Ag 999». Along the rim – inscriptions separated by decorative dots: «ELIZABETH II», «NIUE» (issuer), «10 DOLLARS» (face value), «2019» (year of issue).
A brief annotation
The timelessness of the Colosseum amazes architecture and history enthusiasts to this day. "Ave, Caesar!" is a famous greeting phrase which the gladiators used during the games and the naumachia in this famous arena.
New issue
№ 2 (59) 2022
№ 2 (59) 2022
Новости партнеров
;