Silver medal Karel Gott proof

Silver medal Karel Gott proof

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Description

Nightingales in gold

The newest product of Czech Mint with the portrait of the most significant Czech pop singer - Karel Gott. Medals made of pure gold and silver depicting the multiple winner of Zlatý slavík (Golden Nightingale) nationwide opinion poll, that’s a present to the Master and to all his fans to his 75th birthday.

During his half-a-century long career Karel Gott became a real phenomenon. His popularity in the Czech Republic is demonstrated by results of the Czech Nightingale (follower of the Golden Nightingale) opinion poll, which he has dominated since 1964. His permanent and long-term popularity and success are indeed exceptional in the world of popular music. In addition to this, full concert halls worldwide prove that his popularity is not limited by frontiers. People go to his concerts in New York, Berlin, Moscow and Beijing alike.

The medals were designed by outstanding creative artists Jaroslav Bejvl and Petr Horák who impersonate the best of Czech medallist school. Thanks to them you can admire the Master’s portrait in the tiniest detail. The obverse side features Karel Gott’s portrait designed by medallist Jaroslav Bejvl with Gott’s signature and date of birth 14 July. On the reverse, medallist Petr Horák placed symbol of a nightingale with a harp. This motif was inspired by a real sculpture owned by the singer.

Specifications

Min. purchase 1 piece
Material: silver
Weight: 31,1 g
Fineness: 99,9% Ag
Diameter: 37 mm
Quality: PROOF
Edge: reeded edge
Author of the obverse: Jaroslav Bejvl
Author of the reverse: Mgr. Petr Horák
Mintage: 5000
Date of issue: November 2013
Packaging: Blue leather case
Numbered issue: no
Certificate: yes
Capsule: yes
Producer: Czech mint