Mintage of only 1,000 coins!
This Proof Gold coin is ¼ oz of .920 fine Gold! This rendition of the original Walking Liberty design, the Sower, marks the 10th anniversary of the introduction of the euro. This 2012 coin features a design by an Austrian engraver, who, with this design, won a competition launched by the European Commission and open to all European citizens. The obverse features a representation of the Sower by Oscar Roty, and the 12 stars representing the founding countries of the eurozone appear along the edge of the coin. The prominent role of the euro on a global scale and its importance in the daily lives of Europeans is represented on the reverse by several symbols circling a globe. Trade, industry and energy are featured, represented by a ship, a factory and wind turbines, respectively. The face value of the coin is placed at the center of the globe. Each of these beautiful Proof Gold coins comes to you in a box and with certificate of authenticity.