Coin

20-krone coin

The 20-krone coin was first issued on 1 November 1994.

Diameter: 27.5 mm
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 9.9 g
Alloy: 81% Cu, 10% Zn, 9% Ni
Edge: Plain

Designer: Nils Aas

Design:

Obverse (heads side):
A portrait of H.M. King Harald V facing right. At the lower left edge of the portrait is the artist’s signature, NAA (Nils Aas). Below the portrait is the inscription HARALD V / NORGES KONGE.

Reverse (tails side):
The prow of a Viking ship and the coin’s denomination, 20 KR. The year of issue, separated by the crossed-pick-and-hammer mintmark of the Royal Norwegian Mint (now Mint of Norway), appears below the motif. The initials of the director of the mint appear at the bottom.

As from the issue year 2007, the initials of the director of the mint are no longer included.

Published1 November 1994 14:20
Edited28 November 2011 15:02