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CITO - make an imprint that matters! Geocoin

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Friday, 02 June 2017
Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium
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About This Item


This coin deserves a little bit of background.

Taking care about the environment we play in is crucial for our hobby so ever since I started designing I had the making of this CITO geocoin in my mind.

During a holiday in Umbria, together with my girl friend, we visited Perugia to attend Umbria Jazz 15 on 11 July 2015.
While strolling in the streets of this wonderful town I meet Pamela Marinelli, a local artist exposing her paintings.
My attention was held when I saw her painting with the dragonfly.

I took a few months to reflect on what to do with it and chatting with Christian Mackey on Facebook I finally decided to ask him to make the 4 level blue prints. But he did more than that, convinced me to make a different backside and ingeniously drew the footprints based on our simultaneous idea to have a back side even more linked to the idea of CITO and "leave nothing but footprints".

I thought the job was done now. But when I started discussions with the mint in March this year, the most difficult hurdle appeared, a mint prepared to execute the design in 4 levels. The rest is history and would take me 3 pages to tell the number of mints that were contacted. Tastes differ a lot, people may love this coin or not feeling attracted to it, but sure, it is a nice result of more than a year's work and I am very proud to present it.

Technical details:

Tooling: 4 level - 2 D.
Dimensions:  60 MM high,  46 MM wide.
Thickness: 4 MM.
Weight: +- 44 gr.
Finishing: black nickel.
Colors: 9 translucent colors. Backside text in orange and central flower in yellow.

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Tracking History (967.1mi) View Map

Mark Missing 05/12/2019 Haselnusshoch2 marked it as missing   Visit Log

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Write note 03/10/2019 Ela & Mitja posted a note for it   Visit Log

Leider nicht im Allwetterzoo Münster entdecken können

Dropped Off 08/02/2018 vanBaarsel placed it in Allwetterzoo Münster Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany - 87.05 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 07/30/2018 vanBaarsel retrieved it from DRL #08 Hanzestad Hattem V.2 Gelderland, Netherlands   Visit Log

What an amazing geocoin, a real piece of art! We took it from a cache in Friesland (NL) and we will probably drop it somewhere in Münster (DE) or Osnabrück (DE) one of the coming days.

Dropped Off 07/14/2018 de Slakkenprakkers placed it in DRL #08 Hanzestad Hattem V.2 Gelderland, Netherlands - 16 miles  Visit Log

Hij gaat weer verder op reis.....

Visited 06/30/2018 de Slakkenprakkers took it to IJsseloog Flevoland, Netherlands - 10.52 miles  Visit Log
Visited 06/10/2018 de Slakkenprakkers took it to Uitkijkheuvel Het Stort Flevoland, Netherlands - .57 miles  Visit Log
Visited 06/10/2018 de Slakkenprakkers took it to Uitkijkheuvel Kotterbos Flevoland, Netherlands - 23.56 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/12/2018 de Slakkenprakkers took it to Georoggetools Flevoland, Netherlands - 1.73 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/12/2018 de Slakkenprakkers took it to |OFZE2017| Maze Flevoland, Netherlands - 9.25 miles  Visit Log
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