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5 Euro - Beatrix M.C.Escher

5 Euro - Beatrix (M.C.Escher) -  obverse5 Euro - Beatrix (M.C.Escher) -  reverse

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Features

Country ** Exonumia ** (ECU & Pre 1999 Euro - Netherlands)
Type Token
Year 1998
Value 5 Euro = 5 ECU (5.00)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 15.5 g
Diameter 33 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References X# 150
George S. Cuhaj; 2005. Unusual World Coins. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9780873497930.

Commemorative issue

100yr birthday of M.C. Escher

Obverse

Lettering:
KONINKRIJK DER NEDERLANDEN
5
EURO
1998

Reverse

Lettering:
M.C.ESCHER
1898-
1972

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 Frequency
1998  100%
1998  17% In sets only

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