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10 kroner NORWAY (2011) 200 Years of Oslo University

10 kroner 2011 - 200 Years of Oslo University - Norwegian coins
10 kroner 2011 - 200 Years of Oslo University - Coins of Norway
diameter: weight: thickness: alloy:
24.0 mm 6.8 g 2.0 mm Cu81Zn10Ni9
in the centre head of Harald V King of Norway facing right; below year of issue: 2011 divided by a mint mark; along the top edge: HARALD V • NORGES KONGE (Harald V King of Norway)
in the centre an Ionian column divides the face value: 10 KR (KRONER); above in two lines: UNIVERSITETET / 200 ÅR (university - 200 years)
five plain and five reeded sections
issue date:
3 V 2011
withdrawal date:
Ingrid Austlid Rise (initials IAR behind king's neck on the obverse), Enzo Finger (initials EF at the left base of the column on the reverse)
Mint mark of Royal Norwegian Mint Det Norske Myntverket (The Norwegian Mint), Kongsberg (mint mark divides the year of issue on the obverse)
2011 2 975 000 + 25 000 in annual sets
interesting facts:
This Norwegian commemorative coin of 10 kroner from 2011 commemorates 200th anniversary of founding the first university in Norway. Since 1661 Norwegians have been trying to open their own university, but for 150 years their requests have been rejected. Only on September 2, 1811 king of Denmark and Norway Frederick VI allowed to open a university in Christiana (today's Oslo).
last update: 31 V 2014

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