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25 ECU - Beatrix Desiderius Erasmus

Features

Country ** Exonumia ** (ECU & Pre 1999 Euro - Netherlands)
Type Token
Year 1991
Value 25 ECU (25)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 25 g
Diameter 38 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References X# 45.1,
Unusual World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
X# 45.2
Unusual World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Desiderius Erasmus von Rotterdam

Obverse

Large "ECU", medieval sailing ship, 12 stars in ribbon border".

Lettering:
DE NEDERLANDEN
25
ECU
925
19 91

Reverse

Effigy of Desiderius Erasmus facing 3/4 right.

Lettering:
....ME
VELLE
CIVEM
ESSE
TOTIUS
MUNDI
NON
UNIUS
OPPIDI
Erasmus

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.

Comments

Royal Dutch Mint, Utrecht; bow privy mark.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1991 M 11% X#45.1; With fineness; Proof
1991 M 30,000 89% X#45.2; Without fineness; Proof

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