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1 Króna

Features

Country Iceland
Period Republic (1944-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1976-1980
Value 1 Króna (1 ISJ)
Currency Old króna (1922-1980)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 0.61 g
Diameter 17.00 mm
Thickness 1.25 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 23,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 26
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Icelandic coat of arms surrounded by the four traditional protector spirits ("Landvættir") of Iceland. These are Griðungur the bull, Gammur the eagle, Dreki the dragon, and Bergrisi the giant.

Lettering: 1978

Reverse

Face value at the center and leaves of pubescent birch (Betula pubescens, only endemic tree of Iceland), to left and right.

Lettering:
ÍSLAND
1
KRÓNA

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Though the SCWC gives mass as 0.57 g, the direct measurements indicate, that local catalog Opinber gjaldmiðill á Íslandi, Reykjavík 2002 giving 0.61 g, reflects the mass better.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1976  10,000,000 0.42 0.42 0.47 0.47 37%
1977  10,000,000 0.13 0.13 0.31 0.31 31%
1978  13,000,000 0.32 0.32 0.32 40%
1980  7,225,000 0.44 0.50 0.25 31%
1980  15,000 1.6% Proof

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