MINT CLUB #1 – 2 TROY OUNCE – 50MM (LIMITED MINTAGE: 500)
The scene depicted is from Illustration XII, Book I of “A Collection of Emblems,” by George Wither. The Illustration was titled “As, to the World I naked came, So, naked-stript I leave the same.” The book was both written and illustrated by the author in 1635.
The original text that accompanied the illustration is below:
- Contains: 2 oz. Troy .999 Fine Silver
- Obverse: Mountains in the distance, with a tranquil sea and island at center, flanked by two sail boats. The shore in the foreground scattered with worldly belongings, and a naked man ascending to the heavens, clouds behind, sun and moon on either side.
- Reverse: An eagle with wings spread centered with a crown above and holding a flowing ribbon with the talons on a circular background of a diamond pattern. “500 Total Mintage” below eagle. LIMITED MINTAGE ™ across the top circumference, and MINT CLUB ™ across the bottom circumference.
“TOTAL MINTAGE 500” on the upper rounded dentil circumference, and hallmark text “TWO TROY OUNCES .999 FINE SILVER” on the lower rounded dentil circumference.
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