Friday, March 18, 2011

Denmark 20 krone 2011 - SHIPS: Emma Maersk

New circulating commemorative:

"SHIPS: Emma Maersk"



This is the 9th coin in the thematic series with ships.

When it was launched in 2006, Emma Maersk was the largest and longest container vessel ever built, propelled by the largest diesel engine ever manufactured. It maintains a regular service between the Far East and Europe through the Suez Canal.



The artist sculptor, Torben Ebbesen:



(information and image by Peter Kaminsky)

LINK: Denmark National Bank

SPECIFICATIONS
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: Torben Ebbesen (obverse) & Lis Nogel (reverse - portrait)
Mintage: 800,000


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