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Photograving

Photograving service is suggested to clients who want let made only one individual and unique medal with portrait or other picture depicting on it as a gift made by striking technology.

We offer on such demand our medals struck in advance with photogravable bright surface. Partially struck motifs appear on medals appropriate for this; they have a proof surface where photos can be placed. Fine white dots combine to a motif on the proof surface of the medal during the course of photograving.

Price of photograving is 15,- EUR/photo.

Price of the chosen medal excludes photograving costs! In case you buy and pay for the medal at our webshop in advance online, photograving costs will be charged later.

For a photograving process paper or digital photo is needed. Size of image must be min. 1000×1000 pixel, dot density min. 240 dpi, .jpg (JPEG) format. Be sure not to apply high rate data compression, because it involves the weakening if image quality. Please send images to coins@hu.inter.net referring to your purchase in the webshop or attach them with the help of the file upload form under “Request for a quotation, order” this page below.

We also accept original paper photographs for scanning. They must have a glossy surface and be sharp. Please send paper photos to Hungarian Mint Ltd./Magyar Penzvero Zrt. Trading Dept. 7 Báthory street, Budapest, H-1054, or bring it personally to the Coin shop at the same address. Paper photo(s) will be returned to you together with the photograved medal.

Text can be engraved with the same technology at the expense of the surface for the photo. Price of 15,- EUR includes these costs. Photo/text version of our medals with rim pattern can not only photograved but also text can engraved on the other side, so a photo will appear on one side and text on the back of the medal. In this case text engraving costs (0,30 EUR or 0,60 EUR/character) exclude photograving fee. More information about engraving costs you can read under Engraving. Processing time of photograving takes approx. 5 working days from receipt of order.

Continuously available, photogravable medals:

  • proof version of fine silver or silver plated medal with rim pattern (photo/photo or photo/text version, the proof surface within the rim pattern can either be photograved on both sides or a photo can be placed on one side and text can be engraved on the other side
  • horoscope medals according to the 12 signs of zodiac (version of silver plated base metal with proof back– the whole proof surface of the reverse can be photograved)
  • proof version of fine silver medals for the occasion of retirement (the proof back can be photograved)

Do you have any further question? Do you have a request for photograving on struck medals? Please use the the form below.

Request for a quotation / order

We are the official distributor of Hungarian collector coins and medals and also the mint of the legal tender of Hungary.