The institutional gift to the First Lady Michelle Obama, scheduled to visit the Expo on 18th June, is ready. It is the same as that presented to the Pope and to other renowned personalities. This is the special, official Guinness World Record “large-sized” coin, featuring a diameter of 150 mm and weight of 936 grams. […]
Fonte: . EXPO 2015 in title block with overlapping numbers and letters, the characteristic logo at the centre, a half-globe, and the leaves of five trees representing the different continents: Maple (America), Pothos (Asia), Agrimony (Africa), Eucalyptus (Oceania), Oak (Europe), portraying the tree of life that spreads its roots throughout the world, with the leaves […]
Laura Cretara, the world’s first female coin engraver, has presented the official Expo 2015 coin to Pope Francis. Cretara, co-author of the coin together with Belgian Luc Luycz, in 24 different models and produced at the Picchiani & Barlacchi facilities, visited the Vatican during the general assembly for the coin’s donation, accompanied by the project’s […]
The Expo 2015 coin returns to make its appearance on the international stage. For the coin’s presentation, a special space has been reserved inside the main exhibition area of the money fair, scheduled to take place from 30th January to 1st February: the World Money Fair of Berlin, including the participation of professional operators, specialised […]
The mayor of Florence, Dario Nardella, visited Milan together with Chiara and Giovanna Montauti, representatives of the company Picchiani e Barlacchi, to donate the first copy of the official Expo coin made in Florence to the mayor of Milan, Giuliano Pisapia. As publicly stated by the Florentine mayor on his Facebook page, Florence is the […]
Bruno Vespa and Antonella Clerici present the Expo coin, struck by the historical company Picchiani & Barlacchi, during “Un Mondo da Amare”, an event dedicated to Expo Milan 2015, Italian excellence and Christmas, just around the corner.
Source: Florence prepares for Expo 2015 with its own personalised official coin. The special edition has been produced at the ancient Florentine facilities, Picchiani & Barlacchi, where a ceremony for its presentation was held in the presence of the mayor, Dario Nardella. Also present at the event were the author of the coin, Laura Cretara, […]
Giulia Arena, Miss Italia 2013, presents the official EXPO 2015 coin.
Exactly one year until the opening of Expo Milan 2015, the range of official coins for Expo 2015 is further amplified with the special issue of the limited edition in Platinum, named “Platinum Special Countdown”. The number 1, which in this particular case also represents the one year leading up to the huge event, is […]
This time, the contract is also of symbolic value. Picchiani & Barlacchi in Florence has won the tender for the coinage of the official Expo 2015 coin, to be donated to the heads of State and major Italian and international institutions visiting Milan during the exhibition period. This is no ordinary coin, let it be […]