Coins in honor to Max Havelaar

jueves, 1 de abril de 2010

The Netherlands will issue coins of 10 and 5 euros in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Holland's most important book, Max Havelaar.
This book about colonial oppression in Indonesia was published in 1860
The 10 Euro coin minted in gold, with 6.72 g, 22.5 mm in diameter and as Proof.
Each coin will cost EUR 272, only 5500 coins issued
The currency of 5 Euros, will be silver with a weight 15.5g, diameter, 33mm, this coin will cost 33 euros and 15,000 pieces of coinage.