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Johannes Gutenberg

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Mainz wearable medal from 1840 Gutenberg
pewter 41mmm dia




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Poster stamp from Chocolates Virgen del Carmen, Spain (1930s)

From the series "Inventors and Inventions" n.1

Gutenberg & his Printing Press



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C. 1961   Lionel 3100 "Gutenberg Printing Press" from the Famous Inventors Series - included component parts to build a model of the invention together with a bust of the inventor and instruction book all in a clear perspex case



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1900 medal, for the 500th anniversary celebration of Johannes Gutenberg



Front: Caption: "To commemorate the 500th anniversary of Johannes Gutenberg" "Let there be light!" "There was light"

Back: Caption: "Johannes Gutenberg accepts the homage to the sister arts and history" "Then the word flowed from the famous Gutenberg like a river!"

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Issued in 2018 on the 550th Anniversary of the death of Johannes Gutenberg.   1 Niuean dollar            (Niue)




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Issued in 2004     20 Dollar coin                                               (Liberia)




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Issued in 1993  Federal Republic of Germany     Commemorative medals › Personality or portrait medal




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Gutenberg also appeared on a token from Japan



Obverse
Lettering:
GUTENBERG - PRESSE
1440

Reverse
Lettering:
ドイツの化学
過去と現在
技術進歩への
貢献
千九百六十四年展覧会

Translation:
German Chemistry
Past and Present
Contributing to the Progress of Technology
1964 Exhibition

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Gutenberg commemorative medal from 1996      Germany



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500 Tögrög Johannes Gutenberg    1999    Mongolia





Obverse
Bank emblem, face value and country name, below the metallic composition.

Lettering:
Монгол Банк
ᠮᠤᠩᠭᠤᠯ ᠤᠯᠤᠰ
500
TӨГРӨГ
MONGOLIA 25gr 925 SILVER

Translation:
The Bank of Mongolia
Monggol Ulus (Mongolia)
500 Tögrög

Reverse
Open book at center; commemortive inscription and year of issue on the ring.

Lettering:
JOHANNES GUTENBERG
1400(?)-1468
GENIUS OF THE MILLENNIUM
1999






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2 Cedis Johannes Gutenberg   Series: Titans of German innovation         2021     Ghana




Obverse
Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II · REPUBLIC OF GHANA · 2 CEDIS
· 2021 TI .990 1 OZ ·

Reverse
Portrait of Johannes Gutenberg.

Lettering:
TITANS OF GERMAN INNOVATION
JOHANNES GUTENBERG

Composition   Titanium (.990)


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The next few posts are all reposts due to the 'outage' suffered today so you may have seen them before if you are a regular visitor to this thread. This may take some time as a month's worth of posts were lost.

Medal. Jean Gutenberg, 400th anniversary of the invention of printing 1840   Strasbourg




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Gutenberg Medal   Germany 1986, Bronze





Translation of text on reverse "We owe unthinkable good things to the printing press and its freedom." Goethe
I can only make out Gutenberg's name on the face of the medal

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1993 1 Pa´anga

Obverse: Kingdom of Tonga - Tonga Wappen. Reverse: Johannes Gutenberg, Druckerpresse, Papierstapel (1400-1468)




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