2010 Birth Of Venus 1/25 Gold Botticelli coinCO 1169

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Year 2010
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Pobjoy Mint

Sandro Botticelli was one of the pioneers of Renaissance art, and his remarkable The Birth of Venus is one of the most famous Renaissance paintings.

To commemorate the 500th anniversary of Botticelli’s death in 1510 and to coincide with the highly-anticipated British Museum exhibition celebrating Renaissance art.

The Birth of Venus. The Proof 999.9 1/25oz Gold coin features Venus in her shell  Don’t miss your once-in-a-lifetime chance to own this historic work-of-art coin!

certificate and in red display case



Pobjoy Mint was established in the middle ages in Great Britain and today makes superior coins for special commemoratives and for governments.

Pobjoy has reputation as top coin designer and coin dieing techniques and for top quality packaging.


The Pobjoy family has been associated with fine metalwork since the Middle Ages. The Company was recently granted permission to use the family Coat of Arms in which the Medieval Popinjay is the central motif. The Popinjay was a painted wooden parrot used in archery contests in the 14th century and the name Pobjoy is derived from this. The Latin motto 'OCULO CERTO' means 'with an unerring eye' and applies equally to the ancestor's prowess as a marksman, as to the Company's reputation for the high quality and precision of its products. Over the past three centuries, the Company has been involved in many diverse fields, but they have always been involved in metal, both base and precious. During World War II Pobjoy Aero Engineering was involved in the manufacturing of the famous Spitfire wings. The Company is now the largest private Mint in Europe.


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