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25 øre DENMARK (1960-1967)

25 øre 1960-1967 - coins of Denmark
25 øre 1960-1967 - obverse to reverse alignment
diameter: weight: thickness: alloy:
23.0 mm 4.5 g 1.5 mm CuNi
obverse:
in the coin centre the monogram of King Frederick IX of Denmark; above the crown of Christian V divides the year of issue
reverse:
in the centre in two lines face value: 25 / ØRE; along the top edge: DANMARK (Denmark); along the bottom edge two oak branches
edge:
plain
issue date:
???  no data
withdrawal date:
1 X 2008
designer:
Harald Salomon
mint:
The Royal Mint mint mark Den Kongelige Mønt (The Royal Mint), Copenhagen (mint mark on the bottom of the obverse; before the mint mark the initial of mint's director Christiansen C; after the mint mark the initial of chief engraver Salomon S)
mintage:
1960 < 3 452 560 C♥S mintage together with coins of the older type
1961 20 859 924 C♥S
1962 10 048 770 C♥S
1963 2 513 880 C♥S
1964 6 174 645 C♥S
1965 13 492 443 C♥S
1966 < 50 219 634 C♥S mintage together with coins of the newer type
1967 < 87 467 798 C♥S mintage together with coins of the newer type
mint and privy marks:
Except for the period 2002-2013 on Danish coinage next to the heart - the mint mark of the Royal Mint of Denmark, also initials of mint's directors (usually before the heart) and of main engravers (usually after the heart) were placed. Thus the following combinations are found on the modern coins: N♥S, C♥S, S♥S, S♥B, B♥B, R♥B, NR♥JP, LG♥JP, JS♥HW. Let's meet the people standing behind these initials:

mint directors

chief engravers
N 1927-1955 Niels Peter Nielsen S 1933-1968 Harald Salomon
C 1956-1971 Alfred Frederik Christiansen B 1968-1983 Frode Bahnsen
S 1971-1978 Vagn Sørensen JP 1989-2001 Jan Petersen
B 1978-1981 Peter Bjarnø HW from 2014 Henrik Wiberg
R, NR 1982-1989 Niels Nørregaard Rasmussen
LG 1989-2001 Laust Grove
JS from 2014 Jørgen Strandgaard
interesting facts:
The official monogram of King Frederik IX of Denmark contains the crown of King Christian V. This regal attribute graced the heads of all the Danish kings from 1670 until 1840. Today the crown is held in the former residence of the kings of Denmark - Rosenborg Castle (now a museum). It is used nowadays only during the royal funerals (in castrum doloris).

The crown of King Christian V of Denmark
last update: 23 II 2013

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