On the occasion of the XVII edition of the International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition, the Mint of Poland is proud to present an exceptional commemorative coin dedicated to the world-famous Polish pianist and composer of the Romantic era.
Chopin’s portrait derived from his famous statue located in Warsaw’s Royal Baths Park constitutes a central motif of this magnificent silver coin. The monument has a simple, yet deeply expressive form. Thanks to advanced high-relief minting technology, the artistic convention of the free-standing statue was faithfully depicted on our meticulously sculptured silver coin. This beautiful souvenir will be an outstanding gift for all lovers of classical music!
• synthesis of minting art and sculpture thanks to ultra-high relief!
• meticulous attention to detail
• intriguing design – simple, yet expressive form
• 2 oz. of .999 fine silver!
In the central part of the coin – portrait of Frederic Chopin derived from his famous statue located in Warsaw’s Royal Baths Park. In the background – decorative surface: musical notation. Along the rim, on separate field – inscriptions: FRYDERYK CHOPIN 1810-1849.
In the central part of the coin – effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Below – inscriptions: Ag 999 (hallmark), m/w (mint mark). Along the rim – inscriptions: ELIZABETH II, NIUE ISLAND (issuer), 2 DOLLARS (face value), 2015 (year of issue).