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PALACE OF CASERTA Reggia Italy Grand Interiors Silver Coin 10$ Cook Islands 2014


First amazing coin of new "Grand Interiors" series made of 77g of Silver, with an imposing size of 50 x 63 mm, features the Royal Palace of Caserta which was the largest palace in Europe. The coin is decorated with a real marble insert, which makes it a piece of art, the minuteness of detail makes it quite simply unique! The coin is housed in a prestigious box with certificate.

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Royal Palace of Caserta
The Royal Palace of Caserta (Italian: Reggia di Caserta) is a former royal residence in Caserta, southern Italy, constructed for the Bourbon kings of Naples. It was the largest palace and one of the largest buildings erected in Europe during the 18th century. In 1997, the palace was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, described in its nomination as "the swan song of the spectacular art of the Baroque, from which it adopted all the features needed to create the illusions of multidirectional space". In terms of volume, the Royal Palace of Caserta is the largest royal residence in the world with over 2 million m³ and covers an area of 47,000 m².

  • CountryCook Islands
  • Year2014
  • Face Value10 Dollars
  • MetalSilver
  • Fineness (purity)925/1000
  • Weight (g)77.75
  • Size (mm)50 x 63
  • QualityProof
  • Mintage (pcs)2.000
  • Certificate (COA)Yes
  • Presentation case (box)Yes
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The reverse of the coin shows “The Honour Grand Staircase” of the Royal Palace of Caserta which was the largest palace in Europe and a perfect example of Baroque art style. It was built by Bourbon kings of Naples during 18th century. As on the original staircase the banisters is also made of marble stone. Furthermore the coin is minted in a way that the beholder gets the impression to look into a real three dimensional room. The obverse of the coin portrays the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, and the 2014 year-date.