2021 Gibraltar Perseus With The Head of Medusa Details
The subject matter of this coin release is steeped in history and symbolism and features the visage of Italian goldsmith, sculptor, and author Benvenuto Cellini, alongside one of his most famous sculptures, “Perseus With the Head of Medusa” (1545). The innovative manner in which the sculpture was created, and the political commentary embedded in the subject matter details is relevant for today and worth an afternoon read. If you are ever in Florence, you can visit the sculpture in real life at the Piazza della Signoria.
This limited mintage legal tender coin is available in 4 versions:
– 1 oz Silver Proof-like BU in Capsule
– 1 oz Silver Antique Proof-like in Capsule
– 1 oz Silver Proof Strike* w/ Display Box and COA
– 1 oz Gold Proof Strike w/ Display Box and COA
*The Silver Proof Strike features a bronze-like background texture, a nod to the metal composition of the original sculpture.