Five Dollars Gold 2015 Czech Traditions - Slovácko Verbuňk, Coin from Niue - detailed information

Five Dollars Gold 2015 Czech Traditions - Slovácko Verbuňk, Coin from Niue
CoinFive Dollars Gold 2015 Czech Traditions - Slovácko Verbuňk

This coin was issued as part of a six-coin gold proof set by the Czech Mint, featuring Czech traditions recognised by the UNESCO Heritage List. It is in the signature "gold ducat" format of the mint, which is slightly heavier than a tenth-ounce.

The Mint says about the coin:
The UNESCO organisation protects not only cities, national parks and other places of interest that have tangible form. There is also a list that contains the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. And the Czechs certainly have something to say about that! Our colourful history has created a series of unique cultural idiosyncrasies, and we have expanded the list by six exceptional traditions.

This coin is dedicated to the Slovácko Verbuňk - an improvised dance performed by boys and men living in the South Moravia and Zlín districts of the Czech Republic. The name of the dance is derived from the German term Werbung (changed into verbŭnk), meaning “recruitment”, reflecting its historical origins in the recruitment of dancers and soldiers for the military in the eighteenth century.Today, it is performed by folk dance groups in most towns and villages of the Slovácko region, mostly in connection with festivities, such as the annual Hody community celebration.

MintCzech Mint Mint MarkMonogram ČM Total Mintage400
Obverse
Niue / Five Dollars Gold 2015 Czech Traditions - Slovácko Verbuňk - obverse photo

In the upper left part of the obverse, the coin shows the crowned mature head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (her effigy known as the "Fourth Portrait"). The Queen wears the "Girls of Great Britain and Ireland" diamond tiara, a wedding gift from Queen Mary (Her Majesty's grandmother) in 1947 - which she also has on the Machin and the Gottwald portraits. There are no designer's initials below the effigy.

The portrait is surrounded by a small beaded circle, below which is the date 2015 and the Queen's legend, ELIZABETH II.. The centre is surrounded by a large beaded circle, decorated on the right with a floral wreath. Below, the mint mark of the Czech Mint - a crowned monogram of the letters ČM (Česká mincovna).

Around above right in the outer rim, NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS. Around below, INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE - CZECH REPUBLIC.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II. 2015 NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS
Reverse
Niue / Five Dollars Gold 2015 Czech Traditions - Slovácko Verbuňk - reverse photo

At the centre of the reverse, a dancing leaping man in folk costume - performing the Slovácko Verbuňk dance. The rim is decorated with flowers below the figure.

Around above right, the inscription VERBUŇK.

Reverse Inscription VERBUŇK
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

200 individually issued coins, plus 200 in sets.

Included in Set
Czech Traditions on the UNESCO List, Gold, mintage 200
6 coins: $5 Gold Falconry, $5 Gold Slovácko Verbuňk, $5 Gold Masopust, $5 Gold Ride of the Kings, $5 Gold Parading the Judas, $5 Gold Kladruby Horse Breeding
See also

There is also a silver coin with the same design.

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Gold Tenth-Ounce 2013 Marie de Rohan 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND ELIZABETH II. 250 CENTS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2013 Louis René de Rohan 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND ELIZABETH II. 250 CENTS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2013 Camille de Rohan 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND ELIZABETH II. 250 CENTS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2013 Henri II de Rohan 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND ELIZABETH II. 250 CENTS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2014 Hynek of Kunštát 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 2014 5 DOLLARS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2014 Viktorin of Kunštát 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 2014 5 DOLLARS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2014 King George of Poděbrady 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 2014 5 DOLLARS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2014 Charles I of Münsterberg 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 2014 5 DOLLARS
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Five Dollars Gold 2015 Prague Uprising 200 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · NIUE ISLAND · FIVE DOLLARS · 2015 ·
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2015 Vilém of Pernštejn and Helfštejn 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 2015 5 DOLLARS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2015 Jan IV of Pernštejn 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 2015 5 DOLLARS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2015 Vratislav II of Pernštejn 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 2015 5 DOLLARS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2015 María Manrique de Lara y Mendoza 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 2015 5 DOLLARS
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Five Dollars Gold 2015 Czech Traditions - Masopust 400 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II. 2015 NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS
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Five Dollars Gold 2015 Czech Traditions - Slovácko Verbuňk: Details
CountryNiue
CurrencyNiue Dollar
Coin TypeGold Tenth-Ounce (1/10 oz)
Issued2015
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley
Face Value5 (x Dollar)
Total Mintage400
CurrentYes
Material0.986 Gold
DesignerLenka Nebeská
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size20.0000 mm
Mass3.4900 g
OCC IDYRVP-EVRC-WPXK-EDQG
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