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2023 Proof Cook Islands Striking Heads The Vexed Man 2 oz Silver Coin

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Discover the intriguing world of German artist Franz Xaver Messerschmidt’s emotional character heads with the 2023 Proof Cook Islands Striking Heads The Vexed Man 2 oz Silver Coin, now available at Provident Metals. This unique coin features a replica of The Vexed Man, one of the most popular and intriguing character heads created by the German artist.


  • Delivered in a windowed display box alongside a Certificate of Authenticity!
  • Limited mintage of 999 silver coins!
  • Proof specimen with Smartminting technology!
  • Contains 2 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver.
  • Holds a face value of 10 Dollars backed by the Cook Islands.
  • The obverse presents the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • The reverse shows The Vexed Man.

Each 2023 Proof Striking Heads The Vexed Man 2 oz Silver Coin is elegantly presented in a windowed case, highlighting its exquisite details. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity from CIT, these proof specimens are a testament to the artistry and craftsmanship behind their creation.


The obverse of the 2023 Proof Striking Heads The Vexed Man 2 oz Silver Coin features the regal effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, captured in right-profile relief and adorned with the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland diamond tiara. The intricate design is surrounded by identifying marks. Inscriptions read 10 DOLLARS, COOK ISLANDS, 2023, IRB, and ELIZABETH II.


Turn the 2023 Proof Cook Islands Striking Heads The Vexed Man 2 oz Coin over to reveal the haunting depiction of The Vexed Man in front-facing relief. Created using Smartminting technology, this replica captures the emotion and torment of the original bust, allowing you to carry a piece of art’s history in the palm of your hand. Inscriptions include F.X. MESSERSCHMIDT.


The Vexed Man, a notable alabaster bust, has a rich history that spans centuries. Originally created by Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, it has become a renowned piece of art, with the Getty Museum acquiring it in 2008. Now, this masterpiece is beautifully preserved on the 2023 Proof Cook Islands Striking Heads The Vexed Man 2 oz Silver Coin.


Contact the Provident Metals team at 1-800-313-3315 and our dedicated customer service team will be delighted to assist you. You can also connect with us via email or our convenient online chat feature.

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Product Details

Year 2023
Metals Purity 0.9999
Producer CIT
Diameter 38.61 mm
Condition Proof
Denomination $10
Country Cook Islands
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Striking Heads
Certificate of Authenticity No
Mintage 999
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Metal Content 2 Troy Ounces
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Mint Mark Not Shown
Provident ID 4028607