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10 øre NORWAY (1951-1957)

10 øre 1951-1957 - Norwegian coins
10 øre 1951-1957 - Coins of Norway
diameter: weight: thickness: alloy:
15.0 mm 1.5 g 1.18 mm Cu75Ni25
obverse:
in the coin centre a monogram of King of Norway Haakon VII divides the year of issue
reverse:
in the centre in two lines face value: 10 / ØRE; along the top edge: NORGE (Norway); triquetra on each sides of the face value
edge:
plain
issue date:
???  no data
withdrawal date:
1 III 1993
designer:
???  no data
mint:
Mint mark of Royal Norwegian Mint Den Kongelige Mynt (The Royal Mint), Kongsberg (mint mark below ØRE on the reverse)
mintage:
1951 17 400 000
1952 ???
1953 7 700 000
1954 10 105 000
1955 9 829 500
1956 10 066 000
1957 22 900 000
varieties:
1951, 1953, 1955 and 1957 - mint mark on the background of a square or without background
interesting facts:
Triquetra is a an ambiguous symbol found on Viking rune stones. This particular design of triquetra comes from a penny of King of Norway Harald Hardrada minted in Nidarnes (Trondheim) in the years 1047-1066. Harald Hardrada was the founder of the Norwegian monetary system. His policy of unification of currency caused a complete removal of foreign coins from Norway.

Triquetra on Harald Hardrada's penny
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