Ten-ducat CR 2016 Mikoláš Aleš - Homeland cycle - Trutnov proof
The concept of art is very broad and has so many forms that it can not be defined according to the experts. The quality of the art, music and literary works are often proven by time. A truly valuable creation transcends all the styles, directions and trends, and represents the undying beauty in any artistic industry. The medals of pure gold weighing ten ducats, which will delight both lovers of the national cultural jewels, but also investors, who are seeking an exceptional opportunity to assess their financial reserves, belong to Mikoláš Aleš and his famous painting of Trutnov from Homeland cycle.
The individual lunettes from the cycle adorn the foyer of the National Theatre. This engagement has won Aleš together with František Ženíšek in the year 1879. Trutnov is the eighth of fourteen scenes which captures the hero bound by duties to his homeland, which tempts, near to the Trutnov, decisive battle with the bloodthirsty dragon. She embodies the the story of discord and strife in the Czech lands, which the hero symbolically diminishes by defeating the dragon.
The detail of the duel with the hero and the dragon dominates the obverse of the Gold Ten-ducat by Czech Mint, designed by an excellent artist Jaroslav Bejvl. The composition also includes an inscriptions M. ALEŠ, HOMELAND - TRUTNOV and TEN-DUCAT OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC. The reverse carries a collage of an art instruments - harps, sculpting tools, books and painting palettes. Treat your collections by addition with a high artistic and investment value, limited to just 100 pieces!