One of many famous pieces by Leonardo Da Vinci, the Vitruvian Man represents da Vinci’s thoughts on the ideal human body proportions and has become incredibly well known in the 531 years since!
In 1895, Wilhelm Röntgen discovered that x-rays could be used to assist in diagnosis – and thus treatment – of various medical conditions. His discovery was made when he photographed his wife’s hand using x-rays formed on a photographic plate.
Both of these men, though 400 years apart, have helped us understand ourselves. Thus, they make the perfect pairing on this Coin Invest Trust silver coin! On one side, the famous Vitruvian man sketch, in high relief; On the other, a perfect colour representation of Da Vinci’s figure in X-Ray!
Combing the best of modern technology, on two sides of a coin, only 999 will ever be issued.