Norway 1, 2, and 5 Ore 1875 to 1902
These are grand old coins from Norway. The 1, 2, and 5 ore denominations look very similar, but the size and number are different. The cool lion is on the front of all these coins. There are 100 ore in 1 krone.
Coin: 3229 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: maritms, Sun, 28-Feb-2010 10:58:39 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Fri, 23-Aug-2013 14:09:56 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Fri, 23-Aug-2013 14:09:56 GMT
Requester description: 1891 Front: Large 2 in center. Øre written above. Some kind of leafy wreath wrapped around 2, up to 'øre' on each side of the 2. Year given as 18 hammers crossed 91 beneath wreath. Back: At the top, a crown, central: a lion holding an axe placed in a / on a shield. On left side of lion, gothic-style lettering: Possibly Large O or D, small cr with two small lines under cr. On right side of lion mark; Large roman numeral II.
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