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20 kroner DENMARK (2011) Ships - Steamboat Hjejlen

20 kroner 2011 Ships - Steamboat Hjejlen - coins of Denmark
20 kroner 2011 Ships - Steamboat Hjejlen - obverse to reverse alignment
diameter: weight: thickness: alloy:
27.0 mm 9.3 g 2.35 mm Cu92Al6Ni2
obverse:
in the coin centre head of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark facing right; along the top edge: MARGRETHE II DANMARKS DRONNING (Margrethe II Queen of Denmark); along the bottom edge year of issue: 2011
reverse:
in the centre a paddle steamer Hjejlen on the waves rightwards; along the top edge: HJEJLEN and face value: 20 KRONER
edge:
seven plain and seven reeded sections
issue date:
8 VI 2011
withdrawal date:
still circulating
designer:
Lis Nogel, Henrik Wiberg
mint:
The Royal Mint mint mark Den Kongelige Mønt (The Royal Mint), Copenhagen (mint mark before DANMARKS on the obverse)
mintage:
2011 700 000
interesting facts:
Paddle steamboat Hjejlen (in Danish golden plover - Pluvialis apricaria) was built in the shipyard Baumgarten & Burmeister in Copenhagen in 1861. It is the world's oldest still-functioning paddle steamer. She floats on lakes around Silkeborg.

Steamboat Hjejlen
photo: Nils Jepsen; licence: CC-BY-SA 3.0
last update: 23 II 2013

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