Where would humanity be without the written word? Believed to have been created independently in Mesopotamia around 3,200 B.C. and Mesoamerica in 600 B.C., with the alphabet originating in Ancient Egypt, writing may be the most important invention in the history of humanity.
This Cold Enamel set brings together seven different designs celebrating the history of writing: Hieroglyphics, Cuneiform, Devanagari, Arabic, Greek, Latin and Proto-Semitic. Each set will arrive in a clamshell display with an illustrated card. If you’re able to read these words, then this set is for you.
Now you can pay tribute to the History of Writing with this seven-piece Cold Enamel Collection that brings together designs from different regions around the world. Each coin is 1 Lire legal tender in Italy France and measures 23.3 mm in diameter or about the size of U.S. quarter. Cold enamel is a pigmented epoxy resin which gives the effect of enamel without the use of high temperatures. The resulting finish is attractive, durable and resistant to the wear of frequent handling.
The designs in this colorful set bring together seven different designs celebrating the history of writing: Hieroglyphics, Cuneiform, Devanagari, Arabic, Greek, Latin and Proto-Semitic. It’s like a fun and informative history lesson. Just think about a world with no writing — no best-selling books, no magazines or newspapers, no content on the internet — it’s mind-boggling!
Each set will arrive beautifully presented in a clamshell display and accompanied by an illustrated card. If you’re able to read these words, then this set is definitely for you!