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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,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 26
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

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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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1976  10,000,000 0.51 0.26 0.35 0.77 37%
1977  10,000,000 0.28 0.12 0.37 0.35 31%
1978  13,000,000 0.35 0.35 0.33 0.69 40%
1980  7,225,000 0.18 0.44 0.53 0.21 0.35 31%
1980  15,000 1.6% Proof

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