Iceland 1958 25 aurar
This type was struck for the republic of Iceland in 1946-67. Formerly a kingdom under the Danish crown, Iceland declared herself a republic in 1944. The first republic coinages were one, five, ten, twenty-five aurar and one and two kronur issued in 1946. Few issues of the republic are catalogued at more than a few dollars.
Recorded mintage: 500,000 plus a few proofs (the lowest mintage date).
Specification: 2.4 g, copper-nickel, 16 mm diameter, reeded edge.
Catalog reference: KM 11.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.