2009 · Coin for 400 years of trade relations Japan and the Netherlands ·
silver 0,29 x 0,29 cm · gold 0,22 x 0,22 cm · I.c.w. Esther de Vries
Graphic designers Richard Niessen & Esther de Vries
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dynamic:The first thing that strikes you about this coin is probably that other coins are depicted on it. They look like a cutout from a larger whole, thus symbolizing a larger entity: the trade itself. The asymmetrical cutout is striking because it is unusual and dynamic. It enticingly suggests that all the information (such as he value of 5 euro, or 10 euro for the golden coin) is available ‘by chance’.