18 May, 15:44
It's down to the wire now for the five contenders who have been shortlisted for the ultimate individual accolade in northern hemisphere rugby, ERC European Player of the Year 2013.
The front of the cup conveys the map of Europe with its constituent playing counties mapped into a ball shape delivery of the European continent nations in gold.
The lid is lifted by the circular ring of European stars embedded in it for symbolism and to give context for where, geographically this trophy will be competed for and won.
The trophy stands 28 inches in height and stands on a solid marble base.
Garrard London was established in 1735, Founded by a master silversmith, the skill of the Garrard craftsmen continues to be second to none.
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