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5 Euro - Beatrix Const. Huygens

5 Euro - Beatrix (Const. Huygens) -  obverse 5 Euro - Beatrix (Const. Huygens) -  reverse

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Features

Country ** Exonumia ** (ECU & Pre 1999 Euro - Netherlands)
Type Token
Year 1996
Value 5 Euro = 5 ECU (5)
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 15.5 g
Diameter 33 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes
References X# 126
Unusual World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

400th Anniversary birthday Const.Huygens

Obverse

Lettering:
KONINKRIJK DER NEDERLANDEN
5
EURO
1996

Reverse

Lettering:
1596 CONSTANTIJN
1687 HUYGENS

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.

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1996  100,000

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