5 Euro - Beatrix Willem Barentsz

5 Euro - Beatrix (Willem Barentsz) -  obverse5 Euro - Beatrix (Willem Barentsz) -  reverse

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Features

Location Netherlands
Type Fantasy items › ECU & Pre 1999 Euro
Year 1996
Value 5 Euro = 5 ECU (5)
Currency ECU & Pre 1999 Euro - Netherlands
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 15.5 g
Size 33 mm
Thickness 2.40 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 49729
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References X# 121
George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2011. Unusual World Coins. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.

Commemorative issue

500 Years of Barentsz Wintering in Nova Zembla

Obverse

Bow privy mark.

Lettering:
KONINKRIJK DER NEDERLANDEN
5
EURO
1996

Reverse

Lettering:
WILLEM
BARENTSZ
1596 NOVA
ZEMBLA
1597

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

Reeded

5 Euro - Beatrix (Willem Barentsz) -  obverse

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Mint

Utrecht, Netherlands (1010-2020)
Mintmark of Utrecht

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1996  100 000 $ 4.98

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