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    Jan 15, 2014, 12:06 PM - 3D Printed Zorkmid Coin #1

    Hey all - I'm in the process of duplicating this hard to find coin. I own one and have been cold casting resin duplicates. I duplicated the art on the coin in vectored format a while back and now I've translated it into a 3d model. I am going to have them printed in metal - perhaps do a run if there is enough interest. A prototype is in the works. My only concern is the thin lines in the detail of the coin. We'll see how it goes.

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    Jan 15, 2014, 1:22 PM - Re: 3D Printed Zorkmid Coin #2

    I saw a blog where someone used his prints as the base for lost wax casting in a 5 gallon bucket crucible.
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    Jan 16, 2014, 1:07 AM - Re: 3D Printed Zorkmid Coin #3

    Oh, that's cool. I wish I knew where my original went.
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    Jan 31, 2014, 1:36 PM - Re: 3D Printed Zorkmid Coin #4

    Here it is! It turned out great. Its in bronze to match the original and the weight matches too!

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    Jan 31, 2014, 8:38 PM - Re: 3D Printed Zorkmid Coin #5

    looks great. I learned casting here on the RPF by doing one of my Zorkmids. I only ever did cold cast bronze. The background on your coin looks a lot more mottled than mine. Could just be the closeup though. Great coin. I suggest maybe adding a 'tell' to it if you plan on selling them. That way the originals can stay rare.
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    Mar 14, 2014, 11:17 PM - Re: 3D Printed Zorkmid Coin #6

    Hello, all. I just picked up a coin and suspect it to be inauthentic and heard there's generally a weight difference. Is there an (un)official weight of a verified zorkmid? Thanks! Jay
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    Mar 15, 2014, 1:31 AM - Re: 3D Printed Zorkmid Coin #7

    Marc Wagner said: View Post
    Hey all - I'm in the process of duplicating this hard to find coin. I own one and have been cold casting resin duplicates. I duplicated the art on the coin in vectored format a while back and now I've translated it into a 3d model. I am going to have them printed in metal - perhaps do a run if there is enough interest. A prototype is in the works. My only concern is the thin lines in the detail of the coin. We'll see how it goes.

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    ???

    My collection tends to run small - coins, IDs, and the like...

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