325th Anniversary of Georg Friedrich

Saturday, September 25, 2010


Pobjoy Mint had release a Proof Fine 999.9 gold coin to celebrates the 325th Anniversary of the Birth of one of the world’s most famous composers, Georg Friedrich Händel. Renowned for classical pieces such as Messiah, Water Music and Music for Royal Fireworks, Pobjoy Mint commemorates the composer on a special coin, released on behalf of the Isle of Man Government. This coin will delight Music lovers of all ages.

The reverse of the coin features a portrait of Händel with a score of musical notes in the background. The Obverse of the design featuring Queen Elizabeth II, Isle of Man 2010. Its also a legal tender coin for Isle of Man.

Händel’s compositions include 42 operas, 29 oratorios, more than 120 cantatas, chamber music, odes, serenatas and 16 organ concerti. His most famous work, the oratorio Messiah with its “Hallelujah” chorus, is among the most popular works in choral music. This will be a wonderful gift for everyone who loves music! You can buy this fine Proof 999.9 Gold from Pobjoy Mint website for £74.95. This is part of the Small Gold Coin Series and available in 1/25 oz.

Source: Pobjoy Mint.

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