10 Kroner - Harald V - Bicentenary of the Founding of Norway’s First University (2011)

Features

Denomination 10 Kroner
Catalog Number KM# 484
Weight (g) 6.8
Diameter (mm) 24
Thickness (mm) 2
Shape: Round
Composition: Nickel-Brass
Currency Value (USD) 0.92
Orientation Medal orientation ↑↑
Commemorative

Obverse

Engraved by Ingrid Austlid Rise
Lettering:
HARALD V · NORGES KONGE
20 11


Description:
Portrait of H.M. King Harald V facing right. Around the portrait is the inscription: HARALD V NORGES KONGE. At the lower left edge of the portrait is the artist’s signature, IAR. Below the portrait is the year 2011 with Det Norske Myntverkets (Mint of Norway’s) mintmark, the crossed pick and hammer, placed between the first two and last two digits.

Reverse

Engraved by Enzo Finger
Lettering:
UNIVERSITETET
200 ÅR
10 KR


Description:
Greek Ionic column, a classic – as well as classical – university symbol as well as the text (UNIVERSITET), the anniversary year (200 ÅR), as well as the coin’s denomination (10 KR). Under the column to the left is the designer’s signature, EF. The column is depicted as a composite of two elements. The right half is a classic, naturalistic interpretation, while the left half shows the column in a more modernised form. Together the two elements are intended to express the span of time.

Edge

Description:
Milled at intervals.
Year Mintage Comment Rarity
2011 3,000,000 Common

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