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Cyprus, 20c, 1988 - Zeno of Kition - variations
« on: March 03, 2019, 01:15:29 PM »
Royal Mint memo to Robert Elderton, July 1988.
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Re: Cyprus, 20c, 1988 - Zeno of Kition - variations
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2019, 01:16:45 PM »
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Re: Cyprus, 20c, 1988 - Zeno of Kition - variations
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2019, 01:17:20 PM »
Cyprus 20c 1988-sketch 1.
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Re: Cyprus, 20c, 1988 - Zeno of Kition - variations
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2019, 01:17:37 PM »
Cyprus 20c 1988-sketch 2.
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Re: Cyprus, 20c, 1988 - Zeno of Kition - variations
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2019, 01:17:54 PM »
Cyprus 20c 1988-sketch 3.
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Re: Cyprus, 20c, 1988 - Zeno of Kition - variations
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2019, 01:18:36 PM »
Cyprus 20c 1988 - sketch 3a - notes.
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Re: Cyprus, 20c, 1988 - Zeno of Kition - variations
« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2019, 01:19:01 PM »
Cyprus 20c 1988 -sketch 3a.
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Re: Cyprus, 20c, 1988 - Zeno of Kition - variations
« Reply #7 on: March 03, 2019, 01:19:59 PM »
Cyprus 20c 1988 - sketch 3b.
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Re: Cyprus, 20c, 1988 - Zeno of Kition - variations
« Reply #8 on: March 03, 2019, 01:21:08 PM »
Cyprus 20c 1988 - final version.
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Re: Cyprus, 20c, 1988 - Zeno of Kition - variations
« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2019, 01:21:47 PM »
Enlarged signature, seen on previous post.
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Re: Cyprus, 20c, 1988 - Zeno of Kition - variations
« Reply #10 on: March 03, 2019, 01:22:33 PM »
The coin was issued in 1989.
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Re: Cyprus, 20c, 1988 - Zeno of Kition - variations
« Reply #11 on: March 03, 2019, 10:19:31 PM »
What a fun series of illustrations, showing how a 3D statue was transformed into a coin design. I wish coin designers would study such a series, before leaving the routine stuff to a computer. A few well considered changes can turn a caricature into a credible portrait.

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Re: Cyprus, 20c, 1988 - Zeno of Kition - variations
« Reply #12 on: March 04, 2019, 07:13:28 PM »
Interesting that the designer first has a very vague description of what he is supposed to do - and only after the initial work is done, he gets those please-do-this and add-that-here instructions.  :-\

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