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MASK OF PLAGUE DOCTOR - 2 OZ Silver Coin Antique Finish 2019 Niue

MASK OF PLAGUE DOCTOR - 2 OZ Silver Coin Antique Finish 2019 Niue

US $297.52
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DC202760
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Description

This mask has looked the death into his eyes

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    High relief made with the medalist technique
  • Selective gilding with .999 gold
  • Two ounces of the finest silver and 50 mm diameter
  • Antique finish decoration
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Black leather coat, glass eyes, and a long bill-this was the outfit of doctors who had fought the plague epidemic hundreds of years age. The mask was probably invented by Charles de Lorme, an outstanding physician from the court of Henry IV, Louis XIII and Louis XIV.

A characteristic bird mask, which back in times of epidemics brought salvation and hope for many, now became a symbol of “black death” in pop culture.

Country Niue
Denomination 5 Dollars
Year 2019
Quality Antique Finish
Material Silver  999/1000
Weight (g) 62.2 (2 OZ)
Diameter 50 mm
Mintage pcs 500
Certificate (COA) Yes
Presentation case (box) Yes

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