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In this section the design of more then 120 coins and medals designed by me are presented. On the basis of some design 70 coins have either already been produced or are currently in the process of being made. Other coins design are the property of the author and their publication is not promulgation of the project of the official bank note with a view of its subsequent use according to item 2 of item 1264 GК of the Russian Federation and on any use of the published sketch my consent should be received. During last time I managed to work for Treasures of Oz, Modern Numismatic International, Goznak, Sberbank, Perth Mint, New Zeland Mint.

Tools: Photoshop, ink, pencil, acrilic paint.

I accept orders for development of design of coins (from the companies) and design of medals (from the companies and private persons) under the contract of the author's order. Term of execution depends on complexity of a task. The prices are discussed individually. It is given to the customer the files ready for transfer to mint manufacture. Concerning design of coins and medals write on    fedorov1267@gmail.com




      

50.Coin series "Lady Of Fortune" (produced)

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Silver Coin The Lady of Fortune $50 Tokelau Colored Unique Shape 1000 g 2016 (second coin). Design by D.Fedorov

Presented by Treasures of Oz (Australia)
Nominal value 50 dollars (Tokelau)
Metal Silver 999
Weight 1000 g
Diametr 135 х 136 mm
Quality Proof, colored
Mintage 99
Producer BH Mayer Mint (Germany)
Year 2016

Description

The Lady of Fortune has long held sway over the fates of sailors, for it was she who determined which way the wheel of fortune spun for every person aboard. In these Lady of Fortune silver coins, she stands upon the rota fortunate, the wheel of fortune. Whether the wheel stops at good luck or bad, it never stays at one setting for long. Fortunes change as often as the direction in which the wheel spins.

Sailors depended on the Lady of Fortune for successful voyages; she led their ships into safe waters from her position on the figurehead where she was often carved. To ensure their good fortune, sailors even anointed the ship’s deck with wine to gain her favour.

The Lady of Fortune is a personification of luck itself, and symbolizes the unpredictable nature of life. She is capable of bringing both good luck and bad. On this coin, the Lady of Fortune stands resplendently upon the rota fortunae, the wheel of fortune, representing an infinite cycle of success and tragedy. Behind her, the sun sets over the ocean and a ship with wind in its sails. Sailors revered the Lady of Fortune, needing her favor for a safe voyage. For this reason, she was often carved as the ship’s figurehead, and wine spilled on the deck before a voyage as an offering. Surrounding the central image, in stunning proof quality, are mythical sea creatures, basking in the abundance offered by Fortuna. The lettering Fortuna Venit also appears on the coin meaning, fortune comes / happiness comes.

 The second coin look at the st. No.6 (here) .

             

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