Sunday, November 28, 2010

Denmark 20 krone 2010 - SHIPS: Kayak-Umiak

New circulating commemorative:

"SHIPS: Kayak-Umiak"

This is the eighth coin in the thematic series with ships.

The obverse of the coin carries a new portrait of the Queen made for the commemorative coin to mark the 70th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II on April 2010.
The new portrait is also to be used on the ordinary 10 and 20 krone coins from 2011 onwards.

(information and image by Peter Kaminsky)

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
Designers: Niels Motzfeld (obverse) and Lis Nogel (reverse, portrait)

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