10-krone coin - Design and technical specifications
Diameter: 24.0 mm
Thickness: 2.0 mm
Weight: 6.8 g
Alloy: 81% Cu, 10% Zn, 9% Ni
Edge: Alternate plain/milled
Designer: Nils Aas
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, and the King’s motto, ALT FOR NORGE (All for Norway).
Reverse (tails side): Part of the roof of a stave church. The coin’s denomination, 10 KR, and the year of issue, separated by the crossed-pick-and-hammer mintmark of the Royal Norwegian Mint (now Mint of Norway), appear below and to the right of 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.