S1 Copper

This coin was designed by Mike Bruce, and produced and distributed by a third party mint on a profit-sharing agreement. The round has a circuit board theme, emphasizing the technological aspect of Bitcoin. The design originated from an artistic drawing, and is referred to as an ‘Art Round’ by Mr. Bruce. The coin and its design has become an extremely popular ‘image’ for Bitcoin and is used as the primary photo in countless news articles and even some books related to Bitcoin. These coins
have been the subject of copying by Chinese manufacturers and subsequent wholesale. These (authentic) coins are pure copper, whereas the Chinese copies are silver, gold, or copper clad iron coins.

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