A 20-krone commemorative coin has been minted to mark the 700th anniversary of Akershus Castle in Oslo. The coin is legal tender and is being issued at face value.
Technical details: Diameter: 27.5 mm Thickness: 2.2 mm Weight: 10 g Alloy: 81% Cu, 10% Zn, 9% Ni Rim: Plain Artist: Ingrid Austlid Rise Design:
The reverse of King Hakon V Magnusson's two-sided seal (coat of arms). The Norwegian lion, the design which forms the basis for the present-day Norwegian coat of arms, has replaced the knight traditionally portrayed on the seal. Below the motif: the denomination 20 KR flanked by the crossed pick and hammer mintmark of the Royal Norwegian Mint and the initials of the director of the Royal Norwegian Mint, JEJ (Jan Erik...