Osborne Mint, partnering with Anonymous Mint, proudly presents a 1 and 5 ounce fine silver fantasy collection by Anne Stokes. This extremely low mintage series showcases a selection of her world-renowned art in .999 Fine Silver. Master Sculptor Luigi Badia is credited with creating sculpts that give the images a three-dimensional appearance. These exquisite, limited edition coins include some of her best artworks including: Friend or Foe, Kindred Spirits, Nobel Dragon, Water Dragon and Skull Embrace. The common reverse of the series is Ms. Stokes familiar dragon logo.
The fantasy art of Anne Stokes features life-like portrayals of art themes ranging from the romantic and mystical to the dark underworld of gothic subjects. Originally from London, England, Anne started her career as a merchandise designer for bands including the Rolling Stones and Queen. Many celebrities and musicians have worn her designs. In addition, Anne worked as a sculptor and jewelry designer producing items specifically for Harry Potter and Terry Pratchett’s Discworld. Anne Stokes then became a full-time, freelance illustrator working on book, game and record products including producing concept art and illustrations for Dungeons and Dragons.
The proof rounds in this series have frosted design elements with contrasting mirrored background fields.