1500 Kroner - Harald V 1994 Olympics

Features

Country Norway
King Harald V (1991-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1992
Value 1500 Kroner (1500 NOK)
Currency Krone (1875-date)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 17.00 g
Diameter 27 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 58023
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 442
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Olympic Games of 1994

Obverse

Effigy of Harald V facing right, date below

Lettering:
HARALD V·NORGES KONGE
IAR
1992 K

Translation: Harald V, King of Norway

Engraver: Ingrid Austlid Rise

Reverse

Birkebeiners, Olympic symbol on the top

Lettering:
1500 KRONER · LILLEHAMMER 1994
GN

Engraver: Grazyna Nasilowska

Edge

Plain

Comments

The reverse depicts the Birkebeiners, a motive from Knud Bergsliens painting from 1869.  The motive is inspired by the rescue of the one and a half year old, crown prince Håkon Håkonsson from Lillehammer, to Østerdalen and finally to Trondheim, in 1205-1206.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1992  30 000

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