The Creation of Adam (year 1992)
This is the first gold Vatican medal of the series, it was coined in 1992. Opens the collection and the first trilogy inspired by the frescoes in the Sistine Chapel.
The Sistine Chapel is universally recognized as one of the most important and famous paintings in the world. The inspiration of Michelangelo is immortalized in this enchanted place!first medal of the collection could not have had symbolically a best baptism : "The Creation of Adam".
In the "straight" is represented one of the most important scenes in the Sistine Chapel: The Creation of Adam". " God created man in His own image, in the image of God he created him. (Genesis 1:27). To date there is no work in the world that can better represent this revelation! The top of the medal bears the inscription: "Michelangelo".
In the "reverse" is reproduced an internal view of the "Sistine Chapel". The architectural lines run to the front wall where is painted the superb "Giudizio Universale". The caption reads "Musei Vaticani I anno 1992”.
Diameter: 35 mm.
Weight: 34 grams in 18 Karati.
Coinage: 1000 copies, each coin has its own ID number stamped on the board.
Packaging: purple leather case with golden emblem of the Vatican on the cover, wrapped in suede fabric.
Certified warranty on parchment, confirming the authenticity and the specific number that identifies the gold medal. Signed by the Cardinal Castillo Lara.
Cost: EUR 1150 - change in other currencies,
The Vatican gold medal can be requested by filling in the FORM.
P.S. It may not be available, given the small number of my private collection.
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