Václav Havel was undoubtedly one of the most prominent figures of the Czech political and artistic scene of the 20th century. His sincere desire for the truth and love in human relations still survives, even after he left this world in 2011. The fact that, the real human values are not just an abstract cliches, illustrates the exceptional work of the Czech Mint, which in cooperation with the Czech leading artists and the Foundation of Dagmar and Vaclav Havel Vision 97- a luxuriously prepared a series of numbered silver medals in top quality proof titled Art for Vaclav Havel.
Each of these mintages is a real gem, offering the collectors an artistic jewel and at the same time the opportunity to actively participate in a beautiful project - the proceeds from the sales of medals are dedicated to the repair of the former St. Anne Church in the Old Town, where the Foundation VISION 97 created a suggestive space, providing a platform for cultural, spiritual and deeply human encounters on behalf of the Prague Crossroad.
The big dream of the former president was supported by art designs of Bořek Šípek, Jiří David, Kurt Gebauer, David Černý, Jaroslav Róna, Olbram Zoubek and Aleš Lamr, which is the author of the new colored mintage of pure silver - Iridescence. A painter, graphic designer and sculptor, who is famous for his optimistic art works full of energy and tones, prepared for the obverse of the medal an amazingly varied amoeba, accompanied by the symbol of the Prague Crossroad. The reverse he then dedicated to another abstract scene, which takes us into a glamorous world so characteristic for this charming artist.
The exclusive issue is limited to 200 numbered pieces, which multiplies its extraordinary collectible attractiveness. Book this numismatic delicacy and help to realize the exceptional cultural intention!