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20 kroner DENMARK (2006) Towers - Gråsten Palace

20 kroner 2006 Towers - Gråsten Palace - coins of Denmark
20 kroner 2006 Towers - Gråsten Palace - obverse to reverse alignment
diameter: weight: thickness: alloy:
27.0 mm 9.3 g 2.35 mm Cu92Al6Ni2
obverse:
in the coin centre inside a ring head of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark facing right; along the bottom edge year of issue: 2006; along the top edge: MARGRETHE II DANMARKS DRONNING (Margrethe II Queen of Denmark)
reverse:
in the centre bell-tower of Gråsten Palace; along the left edge: GRÅSTEN SLOT (Grasten Palace); along the right edge face value: 20 KRONER
edge:
seven plain and seven reeded sections
issue date:
15 II 2006
withdrawal date:
still circulating
designer:
Mogens Møller, Sys Hindsbo
mint:
The Royal Mint mint mark Den Kongelige Mønt (The Royal Mint), Copenhagen (mint mark before DANMARKS on the obverse)
mintage:
2006 1 200 000 + 8 600 in sets "Towers"
interesting facts:
In the 16th century the present summer residence of the Danish royal family in Gråsten was barely a hunting hut at the Gråsten lake. Later, the building was expanded gradually to the present form of the palace in the Rococo style designed in 1759 by Johann Gottfried Rosenberg.

Gråsten Palace
photo: PodracerHH; licence: CC-BY-SA 3.0
last update: 23 II 2013

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