Opera's Most Beautiful Moments Medals Collection (Franklin Mint, 1978)
Complete set of 60 medals. In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the world-famous La Scala Opera of Milan, La Scala Theatrical Museum issued this collection of 60 medals to honor the world's greatest operas. The museum chose the subjects for the medals and authenticated every detail of their design.
The obverse depicts the scene exactly as it would be shown on the stage of La Scala. The reverse provides a sculptured portrait of the composer and identification of the scene in the language in which the opera was written.
The set was issued from 1973-1978. Each medal is a 45 millimeter Proof, 24K gold on sterling silver.
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