2½ ECU - Beatrix Jan A. Leeghwater

2½ ECU - Beatrix (Jan A. Leeghwater) -  obverse2½ ECU - Beatrix (Jan A. Leeghwater) -  reverse

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Features

Location Netherlands
Type Fantasy items › ECU & Pre 1999 Euro
Year 1993
Value 2 1/2 ECU (2.5)
Currency ECU & Pre 1999 Euro - Netherlands
Composition Silver (.925)
Size 33 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 248663
Numista (https://numista.com)
References X# 65a
George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2011. Unusual World Coins. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.

Obverse

Lettering:
DE NEDER LANDEN

ECU
19 93

Reverse

Face of Leeghwater to the right on behalf of the "Oosterschelde Bridge", the windmills and pumping stations in background.

Lettering:
EXPERIEN-
TIA DOCET
LEEGHWATER

Translation: EXPERIENCE TEACHES

Engraver: Willem Vis

Willem Vis (1936-2007), medalist and visual artist, was artistic director at Koninklijke Begeer in Voorschoten from 1957-1971 and afterwards he was an independent artist. He designed numerous medals, portrait plaques, tokens and commemorative coins.

Edge

Plain

Mint

Utrecht, Netherlands (1010-2020)
Mintmark of Utrecht

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1993  1 500 Proof
1993  Proof; In sets only

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