The Divine Comedy – Inferno 1 Kilo

Dante Alighieri 700th Anniversary

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SPECIFICATIONS

Country:
Cameroon
Year of Issue:
2021
Face Value:
10000 francs
ID:
CM0358
Metal Purity:
999
Weight:
1000 g
Dimensions:
100 mm
Quality:
Antique finish
Mintage:
99 pcs
Box:
Yes
CoA:
Yes
Features: High relief

DESCRIPTION

In commemoration of the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death in 2021, Mint XXI created this incredible coin. So popular and beloved 5 oz coin is continued by an imposing 1 kg counterpart. The intricate details of the depiction of hell are even better reproduced in this size. Besides, the coin has a serial number, which adds a unique aspect. This feature increases the personal value of the “Inferno” coin as well as compliment the overall design.

Dante Alighieri is considered the greatest Italian poet, best known for “The Divine Comedy” – an epic poem that is one of the world’s most important works of literature. The poem is divided into three sections – Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise. Looking on this coin, we are metaphorically following a man, generally assumed to be Dante himself, as he visits hell in the first chapter of “The Divine Comedy” – “Inferno”.

This coin is an outstanding piece of coin art because it is a numismatic vision of Dante’s hell. “Inferno” is extremely detailed so that you can look at various sins people of all ages are tempted to do. Besides incredible high relief and wonderful details, the coin is also skillfully hand-polished which gives a perfect touch to its design. It comes in a luxury and top-notch varnish box of a premium quality together with the Certificate of Authenticity and a summary of the poem in three languages.

All coins in this series

The Divine Comedy – Paradiso
The Divine Comedy – Inferno