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200-crown silver coin Reaching the North Pole proof

Medal detail Medal description
Coin code coin_number:20901-721
Value:1 pc
Coin type:silver
Group code:Medals
Year:2009
 
Material:Ag 900 / 1000
Diameter:31 mm
Thickness:0 mm
Weight:13 g
Edge:plain label
 
Circulation:0 ks
Minted:0 ks
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Author:sculptor Jiří Věneček
Engraving adjustments:Unknown author
200-crown silver coin Reaching the North Pole proof
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200-crown silver coin Reaching the North Pole proof The 200-crown piece is minted from an alloy containing 900 parts silver and 100 parts copper in proof-quality. The field of the coin is highly polished and the relief is matte, the edge is plain with the inscription “ČESKÁ NÁRODNÍ BANKA * Ag 0.900 * 13g *”.The obverse side of the coin features a portrait of Arctic explorer Robert Peary. The name of the state in Czech “ČESKÁ REPUBLIKA” and the denomination and the abbreviated unit of Czech currency “200 Kč” are lettered in the outer circle. Between the name of the state and the face value of the coin is placed the logo of the International Polar Year. The mintmark of the Czech Mint is below the Arctic explorer‘s portrait.The reverse side of the coin depicts, against a background of a symbolic rendition of the North Pole, an Arctic dog expedition above which an aurora is seen. The inscription in Czech in the outer circle reads “DOSAŽENÍ SEVERNÍHO PÓLU” and comprises the anniversary years “1909 – 2009”. The initials of the coin’s designer, sculptor Jiří Věneček, consisting of intertwined letters “jv”, are placed between the first Arctic explorer’s image and the dates.Each coin comes complete with a postcard-sized catalogue card made of gray-blue semi-carton. It features the coin in silver colour, its relief being dry-stamped. The coin description is in Czech and English. The card is identical for both standard and proof coins.Limited edition of 17,600 pieces.
Karta mince 200-crown silver coin Reaching the North Pole proof
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