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1 ECU Nederland Waterland

1 ECU (Nederland Waterland) -  obverse1 ECU (Nederland Waterland) -  reverse

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Features

Country ** Exonumia ** (ECU & Pre 1999 Euro - Netherlands)
Type Token
Year 1997
Value 1 Ecu (1)
Composition Copper-nickel plated steel
Weight 10.2 g
Diameter 30 mm
Shape Round

Obverse

Heraldic lion.

Lettering:
KONINKRIJK DER NEDERLANDEN
ECU
1997

Reverse

Ship, sailboat

Lettering:
NEDERLAND
WATERLAND

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Royal Dutch Mint, Utrecht; bow privy mark

ECU-letter nr:23 (post-date : 1-juli-1997).






The Netherlands is generously endowed with water.
Over the centuries, its waterways have contributed to the mercantile spirit of the Dutch.
A centuries-old tradition is 'skûtsjesile'. 'Skûtsjes' are sailing barges built to carry freight over the narrow, shallow waters of Friesland.
Formerly, races were held to demonstrate to potential clients which 'skûtsje' was the fastest for the purpose of freight transport.
Even after the 'skûtsje' had been replaced as a cargo carrier, the tradition of 'skûtsjesile' was continued.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1997  50% FDC
1997  50% FDC; ECU-letter

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