Thursday, August 30, 2007

Denmark 20 krone 2007 - SHIPS: Frigate Jylland

New circulating commemorative:

"SHIPS: Frigate Jylland"

The Frigate Jylland is the world's longest wooden ship and represents outstanding craftsmanship.
The Frigate was commissioned by the Royal Danish Navy and was involved in the Battle of Helgoland in 1864, in which it became a national symbol.
Later it became the royal ship of King Christian IX. Today the Frigate Jylland is a popular tourist attraction in Ebeltoft.

LINK: Denmark National Bank

Composition: Aluminium Bronze, 92%Cu6%Al2%Ni
Diameter: 27.00 mm
Thickness: 2.35 mm
Weight: 9.30 g
Edge: rim with interrupted milling
Designer: Hans Pauli Olsen

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