Ferrari Coin Collection - 20 Official Medals Ferrari F1 Collectibles, World Championships - Made of Titanium - F1 Coins - Collectible Coins for Collectors - Ferrari Coins 1952-2008
$438.00 USD– Sold Out
- The coin collection "Ferrari F1, World Championships", is composed of 20 medals made of titanium, commemorating the 20 world championships won by the Italian brand in Formula 1, both by manufacturers and their drivers.
- You will receive totally free a leather case "Ferrari" with the “Cavallino Rampante" in silver (Size: 11,8 x 8,3 x 2,75 inches)
- Titanium Coin Diameter: 45mm - Weight: 25.1 gr
- 100% guaranteed authentic of ferrari coins. All uncirculated pieces and the corresponding certificates.
Ferrari F1, World Championships.
The "Ferrari F1, World Championships" collection is composed of 20 medals made of titanium, commemorating the 20 world championships won by the Italian brand in Formula 1, both for constructors and drivers.
You will receive free of charge a "Ferrari" leather case with the "cavallino rampante" in silver and the corresponding certificates.
The Prancing Horse
"...The history of the cavallino rampante is simple and fascinating. The little horse was painted on the fuselage of the fighter of Francesco Baracca, the heroic aviator who fell at Montello, the ace of aces of the First World War. When I won in 1923 the first Circuito del Savio, which was raced in Ravenna, I met Count Enrico Baracca, father of the hero; from that meeting was born another one with his mother, Countess Paolina. It was she who told me one day: "Ferrari, put my son's cavallino rampante on your cars, it will bring you fortune...". Enzo Ferrari...
The most logical thing would be yellow, since it is the color of Modena. But when Ferrari began to compete, the legislature required that the participating cars be painted in the colors of the flags of the country to which they belonged. This also explains why the color of Mercedes is silver and that of Bugatti (who are French and not Italian) is blue. Red is the official color of racing Ferraris, but there have been some exceptions: Surtees' and Bandini's F1 158s, for a brief period of time were painted in the blue and white colors of NART, as a sign of Ferrari's protest with the sporting authority. And also with Juan Manuel Fangio, in 1949, he had his Ferrari painted all blue, with a yellow hood. Nowadays, whoever wants to (or can) buy a Ferrari can choose between 18 bodywork shades, 12 interior shades and 6 for the carpets...