10 Euro - Beatrix Constantijn Huygens

Features

Location Netherlands
Type Fantasy items › ECU & Pre 1999 Euro
Year 1996
Value 10 Euro = 10 ECU (10)
Currency ECU & Pre 1999 Euro - Netherlands
Composition Bimetallic: nickel brass plated nickel center in copper-nickel ring
Weight 10.4 g
Size 30 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 50859
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References X# 127
George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2011. Unusual World Coins. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.

Commemorative issue

400th Anniversary birthday Constantijn Huygens

Obverse

Lettering:
KONINKRIJK DER NEDERLANDEN
10
EURO
1996

Reverse

Lettering:
1596 CONSTANTIJN
1687 HUYGENS

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

Mint

Utrecht, Netherlands (1010-2020)
Mintmark of Utrecht

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1996  50 000 100% FDC
1996  9% FDC; In sets only

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