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Sirius


On 26 February 2008, a new 10-krone coin was issued in the Polar series.

The coin is designed by the sculptor Margrete Sørensen and inspired by the Sirius Sledge Patrol and the 'Canis Major' constellation with Sirius as its brightest star.

"Sirius" was minted in three different versions: a gold coin in Greenlandic gold, a silver coin and an ordinary 10-krone coin.

Picture of the polar Sirius coin in gold

1000-krone gold coin
The gold coin is minted in 900 ‰ gold (Au) with diameter 22.0 mm, weight 8.65 gram, and has a face value of 1000 kroner.

Picture of the Polar coin Sirius in silver

100-krone silver coin
The silver coin is minted in 999 ‰ fine silver (Ag) with diameter 38,0 mm, weight 31,1 gram, and has a face value of 100 kroner.






Last update: 03/05/2014

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