arthur analts designs a honeycomb-shaped 5 euro coin to honor latvian sustainability
 

arthur analts designs a honeycomb-shaped 5 euro coin to honor latvian sustainability

to honor his country’s sustainability, nature, and resources, latvia-born and london-based designer arthur analts designs a 5 euro coin shaped as a honeycomb. the coin was issued by the bank of latvia in 2018.

arthur analts designs a honeycomb-shaped 5 euro coin to honor latvian sustainability

 

 

on the obverse of analts’ coin, honeycomb cells form a rough outline of the latvian geographic contour and the gulf of riga. the inscription ‘LATVIJA’ is placed in the lower left part of the coin, with the year 2018 below it.

arthur analts designs a honeycomb-shaped 5 euro coin to honor latvian sustainability

 

 

the reverse features honeycomb cells, five of which are capped, symbolizing the 5 euro value of the coin. the number 5 is placed to the left of the center, slightly lower, with the inscription ‘euro’ below it. 

arthur analts designs a honeycomb-shaped 5 euro coin to honor latvian sustainability

 

 

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video by latvijasBanka

 

arthur analts designs a honeycomb-shaped 5 euro coin to honor latvian sustainability

 

 

 

arthur analts designs a honeycomb-shaped 5 euro coin to honor latvian sustainability
3D shape prototype

arthur analts designs a honeycomb-shaped 5 euro coin to honor latvian sustainability

arthur analts designs a honeycomb-shaped 5 euro coin to honor latvian sustainability

 

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edited by: maria erman | designboom

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