20 Euro - Beatrix Constantijn Huygens

Features

Location Netherlands
Type Fantasy items › ECU & Pre 1999 Euro
Year 1996
Value 20 Euro = 20 ECU (20)
Currency ECU & Pre 1999 Euro - Netherlands
Composition Silver (.800)
Weight 15 g
Size 33 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 12-31-1998
Number N# 53686
Numista (https://numista.com)
References X# 128.1,
George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2011. Unusual World Coins. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
X# 128.2
George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2011. Unusual World Coins. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.

Commemorative issue

400th anniversaty birthdate Constantijn Huygens

Obverse

Lettering:
KONINKRIJK DER NEDERLANDEN
20
EURO
1996

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.

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 VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1996  56% X#128.1; Prooflike; with content symbol
1996  11% X#128.1; Prooflike; with content symbol; In sets only
1996  44% X#128.2; Prooflike; without content symbol
1996  6% X#128.2; Prooflike; without content symbol; In sets only

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this item. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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