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5 kroner DENMARK (1960-1972)

5 kroner 1960-1972 - coins of Denmark
5 kroner 1960-1972 - obverse to reverse alignment
diameter: weight: thickness: alloy:
33.0 mm 15.0 g 2.3 mm CuNi
obverse:
in the coin centre head of King Frederick IX facing right; along the edge: FREDERIK IX KONGE AF DANMARK (Frederick IX King of Denmark)
reverse:
in the coin centre royal small Coat of Arms divides year of issue; along the top edge face value: 5 KRONER; along the bottom edge two oak branches
edge:
reeded
issue date:
???  no data
withdrawal date:
still circulating
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 in years 1960-1971, or Sørensen S in 1972; after the mint mark the initial of chief engraver Salomon S)

Initials of the directors of The Royal Mint of Denmark
mintage:
1960 6 418 383 C♥S
1961 9 743 623 C♥S
1962 2 074 303 C♥S
1963 709 182 C♥S
1964 1 443 498 C♥S
1965 2 574 188 C♥S
1966 4 369 656 C♥S
1967 1 864 272 C♥S
1968 4 131 765 C♥S
1969 71 780 C♥S
1970 2 246 126 C♥S
1971 4 766 817 C♥S
1972 2 598 531 S♥S
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:
Coat of Arms shield of King Frederick IX of Denmark.

Coat of Arms shield of King Frederick IX of Denmark
last update: 23 II 2013

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