Ten Krooni 2004 Flag of Estonia, Coin from Estonia - detailed information

Ten Krooni 2004 Flag of Estonia, Coin from Estonia (demonetised 2011)
CoinTen Krooni 2004 Flag of Estonia

The second Estonian kroon currency was introduced in 1992, after Estonia gained independence from the USSR. The kroon was subdivided into 100 cents (senti; singular sent). The 10 krooni denomination was served by a banknote for circulation. Ten krooni coins were only issued as non-circulating commemoratives only (also known as Non-Circulating Legal Tender - NCLT); they were made of silver.

The coins were legal tender until 15 January 2011 when they were demonetised and replaced with the Euro, when Estonia joined the Euro currency.

This coin was issued in celebration of the 120th Anniversary of the consecration of the Flag of Estonia.

It was struck in fine silver (99.9%) in Proof FDC grade only.

No coins of this type were issued into circulation.

MintMint of Finland Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage10,000
Obverse
Estonia / Ten Krooni 2004 Flag of Estonia - obverse photo

The obverse design by Arseni Mölder depicts an ornate Coat of Arms of Estonia, consisting of three lions passant gardant (walking to left, facing the observer) on a shield, the shield on a wreath of oak leaves. The date 2004 is below the wreath.

Around above, EESTI VABARIIK (Republic of Estonia).

Obverse Inscription EESTI VABARIIK · 2004 ·
Reverse
Estonia / Ten Krooni 2004 Flag of Estonia - reverse photo

The reverse shows a swirl consisting of two coloured Estonian flags (white, black and blue) within a central circle. Around above, · EESTI LIPP · (Estonian Flag). Around below, the value and denomination 10 KROONI.

Reverse Inscription · EESTI LIPP · 10 KROONI
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Note that Eesti Pank phrases the mintage figure as "maximum mintage", implying that not all coins of the 10,000 limit were actually struck.

See:
Estonian collector coins | Eesti Pank

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Ten Krooni 2004 Flag of Estonia: Details
CountryEstonia
CurrencyKroon (Second Kroon, 1992 - 2011)
Coin TypeTen Krooni
Issued2004
SymbolCoat of Arms of Estonia
Face Value10 (x Kroon)
Total Mintage10,000
CurrentNo; demonetised 2011
Material0.999 Silver
DesignerTiit Jürna
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size38.610 mm
Mass28.280 g
OCC IDWMRA-OQPC-XKNW-EYPL
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Ten Krooni 2004 Flag of Estonia: Photos
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10 krooni (Flag of Estonia)
Copyright: Eesti Pank
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10 krooni (Flag of Estonia)
Copyright: Eesti Pank
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Ten Krooni 2004 Flag of Estonia: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsEstonia KM# 40