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10041344130000

UNESCO OLYMPIA
1/4 Oz Gold Coin - Proof quality yeardate 2020

€725.00
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Diameter 22 mm
Metal GOLD 999‰
Weight 7.78 g
Qualité Proof
La qualité "Belle Épreuve" est la plus haute qualité numismatique devant les qualités "Brillant Universel" (BU) et "courante". Une pièce belle épreuve est une pièce obtenue au moyen de coins et de flans spécialement préparés et de conditions de frappe particulières, de sorte que les motifs de gravure ressortent avec une grande netteté et que la surface est sans défaut. Les fonds de la gravure sont extrêmement brillants, les reliefs sont matés.
Mintage 1500
Millésime 2020
Valeur faciale 50€
Collection highlighting the UNESCO World heritageEmblematic monuments all around the world For more than 40 years, the UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ) lists the sites that are part of the “world ...
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UNESCO OLYMPIA 1/4 Oz Gold Coin Proof quality yeardate 2020
€725.00

    Description

    • Collection highlighting the UNESCO World heritage
    • Emblematic monuments all around the world 

    For more than 40 years, the UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ) lists the sites that are part of the “world heritage cultural property sites”. Since 2007, Monnaie de Paris honours various monuments included in
    this list in a series of collector coins. From 2019, this thematic is expanding one more time all over the world.

    The obverse represents the archaeological site of Olympia with its columns made from the remains of ancient monuments. The birthplace of the Antique sports is translated by a flame gushing out of the basin beside an Olympian priestess. The geometric shapes at the back of the coin evoke the famous Greek amphitheatres and therefore the first stadiums that hosted the sports in antiquity. 

    Our craftman

    • THE ENGRAVER

      Trained at the best schools, they have the years of experience behind them necessary to master all aspects of the craft. Using industrial oil-based modelling clay and working from a design executed freehand or with CAD software, they skilfully fashion a low relief model in order to enhance the engraving and the way it catches the light. They work alternately with concave and convex plaster moulds until satisfied they have achieved the best 3D rendering of the design.

    • THE MINTER

      The first minters began to ply their trade in France when striking with a hammer appeared in the 4th century BC. Nowdays, minsters use press instead of a hammer. Their knowledge of dies, engraving and metals, and their expertise - passed seamlessly down from one generation to the next for centuries - guarantees the excellence of their work.