1000 Krónur 1st Settlement

1000 Krónur (1st Settlement) -  obverse 1000 Krónur (1st Settlement) -  reverse

© Emiliano Micalizzi


Country Iceland
Type Non circulating coin
Year 1974
Value 1000 Krónur (1000 ISJ)
Metal Silver (.925)
Weight 30.00 g
Diameter 39.00 mm
Thickness 2.50 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized yes
References KM# 21, Schön# 24
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

1100th Anniversary of the First Settlement in the Island


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


Engraver: Throstur Magnusson


Two vikings looking at a fire or a stylized geyser.

Lettering: 874-1974



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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1974  70,000 25.76
1974  58,000 24.60 Proof - 17,000 remelted

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