Mint of Norway

Mint of Norway

An organization in Norway that issues legal tender coins for general use. It was established in 1686 and was controlled by Norges Bank from 1962 until 2003, after which ownership was transferred to two private companies. It is located in Kongsberg.
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King Harald V, created by Ingrid Austlid Rise, designer at the Mint of Norway. The launch of the commemorative coin will take place in conjunction with the opening of the Vigeland 150th anniversary at Oslo City Hall.
The obverse (front) of the coin has been designed by Ingrid Austlid Rise, designer at Det Norske Myntverket AS (Mint of Norway).
To the left, the artist's initials: IAR: Under the portrait: the date, 2006, with to the left the Mint of Norway's mintmark, the crossed pick and hammer, and to the right the initials of the Director, Magne Flagan.