2015 $100 FINE SILVER COIN ALBERT EINSTEIN SPECIAL THEORY OF RELATIVITY
*Slight Damage to Case*
World-renowned Canadian photographer Yousuf Karsh is known for his famous portraits of Sir Winston Churchill and many other politicians, dignitaries, members of royalty and celebrities, including Albert Einstein, seen here in 1948.
Item Number: 147300
Composition: 99.99% pure silver
Weight (g): 311.50
Diameter (mm): 76.25
Face Value: $100
Artist: Original photo by Yousuf Karsh
Packaging: Maple presentation case with graphic beauty box
- Join the global celebration with this historic fine silver coin commemorating Albert Einstein and the Special Theory of Relativity!
- 2015 celebrates the 100th anniversary of the General Theory of Relativity and the 110th anniversary of the Special Theory of Relativity.
- Highlights a unique Canadian connection to Einstein. The portrait on this coin is the work of Canadian photographer Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002), considered one of the masters of twentieth-century photography.
- This coin is stunningly crafted with exquisite detailing, multiple finishes and a proof field to capture the subtleties of light and form as revealed in Karsh’s original photograph.
- A must-have for Einstein fans! Physicists, astronomers, historians; anyone with a passion for science and Einstein’s genius will cherish this original and upscale keepsake.
Royal Canadian Mint engravers have expertly reproduced the original portrait taken by Yousuf Karsh in 1948. As a unique addition, Einstein’s breakthrough formula E=mc2 has been included within the image. Karsh, who is renowned for his famous portrait of Sir Winston Churchill, among other politicians, dignitaries, royalty and celebrities, met with Einstein at Princeton’s Institute for Advanced Study in 1948. He took a number of photographs, two of which became the most iconic images of Einstein worldwide. One of them is featured on this coin; its down-to-earth style revealing the humility and humanity behind one of the most powerful minds science has ever known.
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