Gabon – 2023 – 1500 Francs – Warfare: War Has No Real Winner / Time Flies Series


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Issuing Country Gabon
Year of Issue 2023
Face Value 1500 Francs
Metal Silver
Fineness (purity) 999/1000
Weight 2 oz
Diameter 45mm
Quality PROOF
Mintage 333 pcs
Scope of Delivery Box
Special features Reloaded smartminting


The ‘War has no real winner’ coin is the third release in the ‘Time Flies’ series. It depicts both ancient and modern futuristic warfare through the use of enhanced Smartminting©️ technology. Every detail is finely crafted, with an ultra-high relief that gives this coin a unique appearance. The coin features a PROOF finish and is struck on a 2 oz pure silver 45mm blank of the highest quality. With a limited mintage of only 333 pieces worldwide, it comes packaged in a beautiful box along with a certificate of authenticity. Get one of this third edition now to avoid missing out, as the previous issues are highly sought after.

Coin description

The reverse of the coin depicts a scene from the Battle of Actium, an important naval battle that occurred two centuries ago. At the top, the name of the coin, “War has no real winner,” is written.

On the obverse side of the coin, modern and future warfare is depicted through a collage featuring a plane, drone, tank, battleship, satellite, and other elements. Digital warfare is represented by a hacker behind a laptop, and binary code surrounds the edge. The obverse also displays the Coat of Arms of Gabon with the inscriptions: “REPUBLIQUE GABONAISE” (the issuing country), “2023” (the year of issue), and “1500 FRANCS CFA” (the face value).

Background information

Ancient warfare witnessed significant advancements in military strategies, weaponry, and organizational structures. Various societies influenced the evolution of warfare, with legions, cavalry, and naval forces playing pivotal roles in conflicts like during The Battle of Actium. These times set the stage for medieval warfare, introducing developments in siege tactics, armour, and weaponry that would define battles for centuries. The period’s contributions laid the groundwork for the intricate martial systems characterizing the ancient world, influencing the transformation of military practices in subsequent historical epochs.

Modern warfare, from the industrial era to the present, witnessed technological leaps. The 20th century brought mechanized warfare, airpower, and nuclear weapons. In the 21st century, warfare expanded into cyber realms, with nations engaging in complex digital conflicts. Artificial intelligence, autonomous systems, and space-based capabilities shape the landscape of potential future warfare, posing new challenges for global security. As technology evolves, the nature of conflict continues to transform, necessitating adaptation in military strategies and international relations which, hopefully, results on world peace.

WAR HAS NO REAL WINNER. Not in the past, the now nor in the future.