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Henk Schiffmacher Medal in coincard

Henk Schiffmacher Medal in coincard
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  • Henk Schiffmacher medal and coincard designed by ‘Hanky Panky’ himself!
  • Artistic mixture of coin and tattoo art
  • To honour Henk Schiffmacher’s 40 year anniversary as a world renowned tattoo artist
  • Part of the official Coincard catalogue
  • Exclusively minted by the Royal Dutch Mint
 
Available from July! You can order now and we will ship this item to you in the beginning of July.
Detailed description and specifications
€ 12,50
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Description

40 years of tattoo art by Henk Schiffmacher
Henk Schiffmacher has reached his 40 year anniversary and we want to celebrate this impressive milestone with him! The world renowned tattoo artist opened his first tattoo shop in 1979 and the rest is history. In 2017 Schiffmacher was even honoured with the title Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau. The Royal Dutch Mint and Schiffmacher have joined forces in a unique collaboration, where Schiffmacher designed the medal as well as the design on the coincard. Now you can own a real Schiffmacher without having to get a tattoo. This medal in coincard is a true eyecatcher and a must have for every artistic collector.
 
Obverse
Henk Schiffmacher’s portrait has been immortalized on the medal through the use of special 3D and modelling techniques. In addition to the Mint Master’s privy mark, Schiffmacher’s own ‘skull’ mark can be seen as well. Also featured are the words “HENK SCHIFFM∀CHER”.
 
Reverse
The reverse features a woman holding onto a cross, while waves crash below her. This image is part of a series of Schiffmacher designed artworks known as ‘Rock of Ages’. It’s a unique design, upon which modeler Juan Sanchez-Castano added depth and relief. “IN GOD WE TRUST, EVERYBODY ELSE PAYS CASH” is featured on the reverse, the same sentence that can be found above his tattoo shop window.

From art to coin
Check out this video where our modeler Juan Sanchez-Castano translates Schiffmacher's design into the coin:

 

Specifications
Metal Cu/Ni
Weight 15.50 gram
Diameter 33,0 mm
Edge Smooth
Quality Brilliant Uncirculated
Mintage Max. 4.040 in coincard