ECU - Beatrix Netherlands - Land of Water

Features

Location Netherlands
Type Fantasy items › ECU & Pre 1999 Euro
Year 1998
Value 1 ECU (1)
Currency ECU & Pre 1999 Euro - Netherlands
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 10.3 g
Size 30 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 159138
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References X# 230
George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2011. Unusual World Coins. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.

Commemorative issue

Netherlands Wetlands

Obverse

Heraldic lion of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Lion rampant holding a sword and 7 arrows. Lettering and 12 stars around the circumference.
Bow privy mark.

Lettering:
KONINKRIJK DER NEDERLANDEN
1998
ECU

Translation:
Kingdom of the Netherlands
1998
Ecu

Reverse

Images of three windmills above image of a storm surge barrier and the sea. Lettering and image of a depth gauge left.

Lettering:
NEDERLAND
WATERLAND

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Utrecht, Netherlands (1010-2020)
Mintmark of Utrecht

Comments

ECU-letter nr:30 (post-date : 9-sept-1998).





Environmental considerations are becoming increasingly important to the Dutch in the battle against the sea.
They give priority to the preservation of landscape, nature and culture and, where possible, restore natural environments to their original state.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1998  57% FDC
1998  43% FDC; ECU-letter

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