Defence line of Amsterdam, KNM 2017 commemorative coinages

Defence line of Amsterdam, KNM 2017 commemorative coinages

Around the Dutch capital Amsterdam lies a unique defence line of 42 forts, 4 batteries and a large amount of dikes and locks. This is the Defence Line of Amsterdam (“Stelling van Amsterdam”). The defence line is a historical monument for the Netherlands and has been listed on UNESCO World Heritage List, since 1996.

Defence line of Amsterdam, KNM 2017 commemorative coinages

 

Defence line of Amsterdam, KNM 2017 commemorative coinages

 

This impressive defence line will be honoured with an official commemorative coin. The ‘Stelling van Amsterdam’ commemorative coin is the sixth official issue in the series of commemorative coins around Dutch World Heritage.

 

Stelling van Amsterdam 5 euro - Defence line of Amsterdam, KNM 2017 commemorative coinages

Stelling van Amsterdam 5 euro - Defence line of Amsterdam, KNM 2017 commemorative coinages

 

Stelling van Amsterdam 10 euro - Defence line of Amsterdam, KNM 2017 commemorative coinages

 

Stelling van Amsterdam 10 euro - Defence line of Amsterdam, KNM 2017 commemorative coinages

Amsterdam Defence Line
2017 KNM official issue
face value metal weight diameter fineness mintage coin condition
10 € gold 6,72g 22,5mm 900/1000 1000 PROOF
5 € silver 15,5g 33mm 925/1000 5500 PROOF
5 € silver platted 10,5g 29mm 15000 BU
5 € silver platted 10,5g 29mm 46500 UNC

 

Ceremonial First Strike of the Defence Line of Amsterdam commemorative coins is forecast for December the 7th 2017. Delivery of the Defence Line of Amsterdam commemorative coins will begin December the 7th 2017.

Source : KNM and NUMISMAG.

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