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20 Euro - Beatrix Johan van Oldenbarnevelt

20 Euro - Beatrix (Johan van Oldenbarnevelt) -  obverse 20 Euro - Beatrix (Johan van Oldenbarnevelt) -  reverse

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Features

Country ** Exonumia ** (ECU & Pre 1999 Euro - Netherlands)
Type Token
Year 1997
Value 20 Euro = 20 ECU (20)
Composition Silver (.800)
Weight 15 g
Diameter 33 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References X# 140
Unusual World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

450th anniversary of Johan van Oldenbarnevelt

Obverse

Lettering:
KONINKRIJK DER NEDERLANDEN
20
EURO
1997

Reverse

Lettering:
JOHAN VAN OLDENBARNEVELT
1547-
1619

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

Comments

Two variants of this coin are known.

On obverse the content symbol (.800 silver) -on the right side- before the capitals "LA" of "LANDEN" is present or absent.

This is the difference :

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1997 M 25,000 Prooflike; with content symbol
1997 M Prooflike; with content symbol; In sets only
1997 M Prooflike; without content symbol
1997 M Prooflike; without content symbol; In sets only

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