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25 ECU - BEATRIX Chr. Huygens -1629/1695- & Const. Huygens -1596/1687-

25 ECU - BEATRIX (Chr. Huygens -1629/1695- & Const. Huygens -1596/1687-) -  obverse 25 ECU - BEATRIX (Chr. Huygens -1629/1695- & Const. Huygens -1596/1687-) -  reverse

Features

Country ** Exonumia ** (ECU & Pre 1999 Euro - Netherlands)
Type Token
Year 1989
Value 25 ECU (25)
Metal Silver (.925)
Weight 25 g
Diameter 38 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References X# 18
Unusual World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Chr. & Const. Huygens

Obverse

Face of Chr. & Const. Huygens to the right

Lettering:
DE NEDER LANDEN
25
ECU
19 89

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.

Reverse

Hanzeschip in relief

Lettering:
* CHR. HUYGENS * CONST. HUYGENS *
ADMOVERE OCULIS DISTANTIA SIDERA NOSTRIS

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1989 M Proof; In sets only.
1989 M 5,000 X#18.1 Proof. EDGE : Plain.
1989 M X#18.2 Proof. EDGE : Reeded.

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Country: Netherlands
Languages : English German Dutch
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