On occasion of the 750 year anniversary since the birth of Dante Alighieri, the great medal master,Bino Bini, honours the great poet with a special coin, coined by the historical company, Picchiani & Barlacchi.
The medal (one of many for Dante, who boasts a “collection” of hundreds of coins and castings) was commissioned by the Società Dantesca Italiana (Italian Dantesque Society) and will be donated to the most important protagonists of Dantesque initiatives; it has a 50 mm diameter and is made in lacquered bronze, produced in a series of only one hundred pieces.
The top side displays Dante’s unmistakeable profile, while the reverse side shows a lily, the universal symbol of the Tuscan capital and its culture.
Commissioned by the Automobile Club of Mantova, this is the original plaque that we had the pleasure of creating in honor of Tazio Nuvolari. Known as “The Flying Mantuan”, Tazio Nuvolari was one of the greatest drivers of all time, racing both cars and motorcycles. He accumulated 92 victories driving cars, and 62 victories racing […]
The Olympic champion Abdon Pamich delivered the special edition of the Pilgrim Testimonium to the Pope last February 24. Picchiani&Barlacchi, which took part in the Pilgrim Testimonium project, designed a special edition of the replica of the Pilgrim’s Plaque, the ancient testimonium that until 1500 was used as a pass by pilgrims who set out […]