Czech one crown coin 1957: an incredible dissidence act!
- November 08, 2018
Numismatics can be full of surprises. This short video, produced by the British Museum, highlights the Czech crown coin, the winning project of the official coin competition, launched in 1957 by the Czech government. This coin was to remain in circulation after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Eastern bloc.Czech 1957 one crown coin
The coin depicts a woman kneeling to plant a Linden tree, a symbol of the Czechoslovak Republic. It appears to be an allegorical figure, as numismatics has been able to highlight so many of them. In...
2019: 100th anniversary of Czech currency and special numismatic issues
- October 28, 2018
The Czech National Bank will celebrate in 2019 the 100th anniversary of the introduction of the Czechoslovak currency and its monetary unit the koruna,...