Decree On The Implementation Of The Thematic Coins

Original Language Title: Anordning om udmøntning af temamønter

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Decree on the implementation of the thematic coins

WE, MARGRETHE the SECOND, by the grace of God Queen of Denmark, do indeed:

Under section 2 (1) and (3) of law No. 817 of 21. December 1988, Coinage, and after negotiation with the Danmarks Nationalbank is determined:

§ 1. As part of a series of thematic coins with ships such as the motif reflected this coin to be broadcast in limited edition alongside the ordinary circulating coins.

(2). That reflected a coin denominated at 20 dollars of aluminum bronze (92 weight parts copper, 6% aluminum and 2 weight parts parts nickel) and of the following size and weight:


27.0 mm


9.3 grams

The coin should have the following characteristics:

1) on the front page:

Her Majesty the Queen's portrait in profile facing right surrounded by a ring. DENMARK'S QUEEN MARGRETHE II along the rim. Between II and DANISH are nested mint mark, a heart. At The Bottom: The Free Coinage Year.

2) on the back:

Lightship XVII encircled by a ring. Along the rim, at the top: LIGHTSHIP XVII, bottom: 20 KRONER.

3) Coin minted with interrupted rifling.

§ 2. This Decree shall enter into force on the 1. March 2009.
Given at Amalienborg, the 9. December 2008 MARGRETHE r./Lene Espersen