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Started by mrbrklyn, January 16, 2013, 05:18:38 AM
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Quote from: Figleaf on January 16, 2013, 02:45:17 PMYes, playing with depth is a strength of Israeli coin design, particularly in the fifties and sixties. Later design often looks flat. I think another strength is playing with the roundness of the coin. The two get together quite well in the 5 lirot 1959 Y18, with a circle extending out of the coin, but also in the Hadassah commemorative Y27, with a suggestively skewed aerial view (before Google Earth) of the complex on one side and a triangular mother-child composition on the other side.The menorah I like best is the Y16, 5 lirot 1958. Make your own interpretation.Peter
Quote from: Figleaf on January 16, 2013, 10:36:47 PMYou're the expert there and I trust you are quite right. I am after form, not function here.BTW, have you seen this thread?Peter