Styles of numismatic design

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Mythology still sometimes appears on modern coins.
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Symbolism has many uses. Communist hands and EU/EEC hands.
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Patterns and motifs. The geometric motifs above are from the Netherlands.
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Now we come to humans. Above we see a highly realistic style.
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Stylised portraits of Queen Beatrix. Was she actually a real person?
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Was the King of Sweden a robot?
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Realistic animals without a background.
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Animals against a natural background.
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High realism in portrayal of humans.
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Heroic portrayal of human on coins of communist Yugoslavia.
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Political symbolism and humans.

The sunrise supposedly symbolises a bright future for workers in the Soviet Union.
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Which other styles have you noticed on coins?
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