25 ECU - Beatrix Desiderius Erasmus

Features

Location Netherlands
Type Fantasy items › ECU & Pre 1999 Euro
Year 1991
Value 25 ECU (25)
Currency ECU & Pre 1999 Euro - Netherlands
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 25 g
Size 38 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 42395
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References X# 45.1,
George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2011. Unusual World Coins. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
X# 45.2
George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2011. Unusual World Coins. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.

Commemorative issue

Desiderius Erasmus von Rotterdam

Obverse

Large "ECU", medieval sailing ship, 12 stars in ribbon border".
Bow privy mark.

Lettering:
DE NEDERLANDEN
25
ECU
925
19 91

Reverse

Effigy of Desiderius Erasmus facing 3/4 right.

Lettering:
....ME
VELLE
CIVEM
ESSE
TOTIUS
MUNDI
NON
UNIUS
OPPIDI
Erasmus

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.

Mint

Utrecht, Netherlands (1010-2020)
Mintmark of Utrecht

Comments

X#45.2 without sward mark:

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1991  14% X#45.1; With fineness; Proof
1991  30 000 86% X#45.2; Without fineness; Proof

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