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Mona Lisa
Мона Лиза
Presented by
Monnaie de Paris
Nominal value
5000 euro
Gold 999°
Production quality
Proof, high relief
Monnaie de Paris Engraving Workshop
Monnaie de Paris
Description of obverse and reverse
The obverse depicts the famous masterpiece of Leonardo da Vinci. The portrait of Mona Lisa is in close-up, in the middle of the coin. In the background, a reinterpretation of both the frame and the background is displayed in a zoomed effect. The pyramid shape, key symbol of the Louvre Museum, surrounds the Mona Lisa’s portrait.

The reverse displays the portrait of Leonardo da Vinci with a compass, symbol of precision. Two main works of da Vinci are displayed alongside: the flying machine and the Vitruvian Man. On the right-hand part of the coin, a reversed writing paragraph (made to protect da Vinci’s inventions) is displayed. The reverse also includes the mention « 500e anniversaries» that evokes the passing away anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci.
A brief annotation
This coin pays tribute to one of the world's greatest inventor and its most famous work of art, Mona Lisa.

Representing the painting in high relief, this coin commemorates the 500th anniversary of the demise of the world-famous Italian artist and inventor, Leonardo Da Vinci. Several of his works are moreover highlighted on the reverse side of this kilo gold coin.
New issue
№ 3(64) 2023
№ 3(64) 2023
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