Presented: Boxed with Certificate of Authenticity. The coins reverse design is inspired by signature Wedgwood reliefs of The Three Graces, based on the classical myth of the three charities, which have appeared in several forms on Josiah Wedgwoods cameos since about 1777. The Jasperware Three Graces Coin also pays tribute to the worlds most famous depiction of The Three Graces - the neoclassical marble sculpture by Antonio Canova, which celebrates its 200th year on public display in 2018.The three mythological charities are said to be the daughters of Zeus, representing youth, mirth and elegance. The world-renowned sculpture is jointly owned by The National Gallery of Scotland and the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.
The Jasperware Three Graces Coin features an ornamental bas relief of Canovas The Three Graces in exquisite detail. Set against a pastel blue Jasperware base, the three female figures are bordered by geometrical shapes in a tribute to Greek neoclassical art.
Also included on the reverse is an inscription of the coins monetary denomination FIVE POUNDS. The mintage limit of 3,000 reflects the number of trial samples it took before Josiah perfected the technique.
The first of its kind, this elegant neoclassical-inspired coin is made exclusively by British luxury brand Wedgwood from one of the most prized and collectable ceramics in the world, featuring. Three Graces design celebrating 200th anniversary of world-renowned marble sculpture.First legal tender coin made in Wedgwoods finest Jasperware. Highly collectable piece of ceramic craftsmanship. The item "2018 Tristan Da Cunha Three Graces £5 Pound Coin Wedgwood Jasperware Box Coa" is in sale since Wednesday, November 25, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Wedgwood". The seller is "thelondoncoincompany" and is located in London.
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