25 ECU - Beatrix Jan A. Leeghwater

Features

Location Netherlands
Type Fantasy items › ECU & Pre 1999 Euro
Year 1993
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# 42398
Numista (https://numista.com)
References X# 67.1,
George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2011. Unusual World Coins. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
X# 67.2
George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2011. Unusual World Coins. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.

Commemorative issue

Jan A. Leeghwater

Obverse

Lettering:
DE NEDERLANDEN
25 ECU
19 93

Reverse

Effigy of millwright Jan Adriaenszoon Leeghwater facing 3/4 right

Lettering:
EXPERIENTIA DOCET
LEEGHWATER

Translation:
"EXPERIENTIA DOCET":

NL : ERVARING LEERT
EN : EXPERIENCE TEACHES
FR : ENSEIGNEMENTS D'EXPÉRIENCE

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

Two variants of this coin are known.
On obverse the content symbol (.925 silver) right above the figures "93 are present or absent.

This is the difference :


Both obverses :

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1993  30 000 38% Proof; X#67.1; with fineness
1993  62% Proof; X#67.2; without fineness

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