|Actual Metal Weight:||2 ozt|
|Additional Info:||High Relief, Antiqued|
This "Art of War" high relief 2 oz silver round honors the legendary military genius Sun Tzu and his magnum opus "The Art of War." This Gainesville Coins exclusive design has had an antique finish applied to bring out the high relief details and give a pleasing finish.
The front features a three-quarters bust of Sun Tzu ("Master Sun",) looking with raised eyebrow at the viewer His name appears on a battle flag in Chinese, then in English below. The smoke-filled background is crowded with swords and spears stuck into the ground.
The reverse shows a stylized battle map of China with the Great Wall, mountains, and seas. Ancient Chinese soldier figurines are placed as if planning a military campaign. The banner "The Art Of War" stretches over the scene, flanked by the weight and purity of silver.
Sun Tzu's book "Art of War" revolutionized the conduct of war, and is still considered one of the best treatises on military strategy and tactics ever written. His principles of "defeating the enemy before battle is joined" have not only inspired centuries of generals, they has been applied to everything from business and politics to sports and gaming.
The High Relief Antiqued Sun Tzu "Art of War" 2 oz silver round is perfect for that certain officer, corporate executive, or student of history. Follow Sun Tzu's teachings and strike when they don't expect it, by giving them this beautiful and inspiring work of art.