Commemorative coin to mark the Royal Wedding
Commemorative coin to mark the wedding of HRH Crown Prince Frederik and Miss Mary Donaldson on 14 May 2004.
A commemorative coin will be issued to mark the wedding of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik and Miss Mary Donaldson. This is in line with the tradition to issue commemorative coins in connection with special events in the Royal Family.
The coin will be issued in a 20-krone and a 200-krone version. The 20-krone coin will be of the same size and alloy as the ordinary 20-krone coin in circulation. It will be minted in an edition of 1.2 million coins. The 200-krone coin will be 38 mm in diameter and will be minted in fine silver in an edition of 125,000 coins.
The motif on the obverse of the coin is a profile of the Queen identical to the one used on the most recent 10- and 20-krone coins. The reverse features a twin portrait of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik and Miss Mary Donaldson. the wedding portrait was designed by the sculptor Karin Lorentzen.
Both commemorative coins will be available from banks and coin dealers from 10 May 2004.