Luxembourg Commemorative 2014

Details relating to the Luxembourg Commemorative of 2014.

Issue Date: 31.10.2014

Number Minted: 1,600,000

Mint: Kononklijke Nederlandse Munt N.V.,Utrecht

Mint Mark : Mercury’s Wand.

This coin commemorates the 50th anniversary of the accession to the throne of Grand Duke Jean.

After the abdication of his mother on 12th November 1964, he acceded to the throne and took the appropriate oath on the same day.

In the inner circle the effigies of the two grand dukes, Henri and Jean are shown, both looking to the left. Under the effigies are the names of the respective grand dukes. A shared crown is above the heads of the two grand dukes.

Around the edge of the inner circle is the inscription: ”50ANNIVERSAIREDE L’ACCESSION AU TRÔNE DE GRAND-DUC JEAN” :

The date of accession of Jean (1964) is shown above his head.The year of issue 2014 is at the bottom and is flanked by the mint marks.

Note: Interesting point – going against the standard requirements there is nowhere an indication as to what the issuing country is.

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