Discover the timeless allure of the "TORTOISE Numismatic Icons 1 Oz Gold Coin," a stunning tribute to a creature that has transcended centuries as a symbol of enduring strength. Following the resounding success of the silver edition in 2020, we are thrilled to unveil the gold version of this iconic coin, capturing the essence of the tortoise's significance in both ancient and modern times.
The tortoise, known for its slow yet unwavering pace, has been immortalized on this gold coin with an antique finish. Crafted from 1 oz of .9999 fine gold, the coin measures approximately 30 mm in size, allowing for intricate detailing of the tortoise's form and features. The smartminting® technique ensures ultra high relief, enhancing the coin's visual appeal and tactile experience.
In ancient Greece, the tortoise symbolized enduring power and steadfastness, qualities that were highly revered and sought after. The tortoise motif is said to have originated on the island of Aegina, where the first currency coins bearing its image were minted. Today, these ancient coins are held in high esteem by collectors and enthusiasts worldwide, making the "TORTOISE Numismatic Icons 1 Oz Gold Coin" a remarkable testament to the enduring appeal of this creature.
Limited to a mintage of only 199 pieces, this gold coin is not merely a collector's item but a tangible connection to history, art, and numismatics. The antique finish lends an air of age and authenticity to the design, enhancing the coin's allure. As you hold this coin in your hand, you are embracing centuries of cultural significance and appreciating the beauty of the tortoise, an animal that has inspired generations with its quiet yet indomitable spirit.
The smartminting© technology is a ground-breaking advancement in contemporary numismatics that permits an unparalleled level of ultra-high relief, and it establishes novel benchmarks in the coin industry.
- This technology enables the production of standard weight coins with larger diameters, while maintaining high relief height.
- It also allows for coins with greatly reduced weight to maintain standard relief heights and permits coins with only slightly increased weight to exhibit high reliefs.