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VASILY PEROV World of Painting Silver Coin 1$ Niue Island 2011


Silver coin dedicated to Vasily Perov, one of the greatest Russian painter of the world. It belongs to the international "World of Painters" series of rectangular coins enhanced with colour pad printing, issued by Niue Island in Silver 925.

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Vasily PEROV
Vasily Grigorevich Perov (real name Vasily Grigorevich Kridener ); born on 2 January 1834 (21 December 1833 Old Style) in Tobolsk- 10 June (29 May Old Style) 1882. Russian painter and one of the founding members of Peredvizhniki, a group of Russian realist painters. From 1865 to 1871 created his masterpieces The Queue at The Fountain, A Meal in the Monastery, Last Journey, Troika, the Lent Monday, Arrival of a New Governess in a Merchant House, the Drawing Teacher, A Scene at the Railroad, the Last Tavern at Town Gate, the Birdcatcher, the Fisherman, and the Hunters at Rest. In 1866 received the title of an academician, and in 1871 the position of a Professor at Moscow School of Arts, Sculpture and Architecture.

  • CountryNiue
  • Year2011
  • Face Value1 Dollar
  • MetalSilver
  • Fineness (purity)925/1000
  • Weight (g)28.28
  • Size (mm)28 x 40
  • QualityProof
  • Mintage (pcs)5.000
  • Certificate (COA)Yes
  • Presentation case (box)No
On coin obverse the rappresentation of the Painting The Hunters at Rest (1871), effigy of Elizabeth II, inscriptions "Niue Island", "Elisabeth II", "1 dollar" and "2011". On coin reverse the self-portrait of the painter painting The Fisherman (1871), inscriptions "1833-1882", "Vasily Perov" and the hallmark Ag 925.