On this Krishna Janmashtami 2017 Republic of Chad will launched limited edition 3D silver coin on Lord Krishna released on August 15 i.e Independence Day. This coin will be full-dimensional 3D coin, weighs 100 grams and has been made of pure silver. Numismatist Alok K. Goyal is the designer of the coin and have already seek expertise in this art work. There will be total 501 pieces available worldwide and only 251 pieces will be made available for sale in the Indian market.
You can purchase this coin on its official website www.headytail.com. This coin will cost around Rs 25,555 per coin with free shipping within India. ALok k. Goyal told to the reporters that such art is quite popular in Indian market. In Indian art and culture people take huge interest where Lord themed coin are available in the market. Back in 2013 when lord Ganesha edition was launched, there was highly a quick response from the people.
Besides Ivory Coast, a Lord Venkateswara coin was also released by Palau, located in the western Pacific region, in 2014. Cook Islands also minted a Bhagwan Adinath coin in 2015 with a Goddess Laxmi coin also finding relevance in Tuvalu Island, located in the Australian Pacific Ocean just last month.The Lord Krishna-themed coin has been decorated with more than 50 pieces of Swarovski crystals. It has a 3D figure of baby Krishna on a leaf.
It is 65 mm in diameter and of 40 mm height.A special container made of bamboo has also been designed and made by artisans hailing from a small village of Malda, in West Bengal. Minted in Switzerland, the coin has been packed in an air tight dome shaped capsule and is of a partially enamel hue.It comes with a booklet narrating the story of Lord Krishna, as per Indian mythology.