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75 years of freedom Five Euro Coin

To honour 75 years of freedom since 1945

75 years of freedom 5 Euro Coin

  • About 75 years of freedom

    The Netherlands will celebrate 75 years of freedom in 2019 and 2020. The anniversary year of 75 years of freedom was officially inaugurated in Terneuzen on 31 August 2019 by HM King Willem-Alexander. The ringing of a historic bell buoy heralded a year of commemorations and celebrations. The final piece of 75 years of freedom is the celebration of 75 years of the United Nations (UN) in The Hague on October 24, 2020.
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  • 75 years of freedom jewel

    In honour of the celebration, the Royal Dutch Mint presents the 75 years of freedom jewel in addition to the official commemorative coin (which is minted on behalf of the Ministry of Finance). The beautiful Silver pendant symbolises the 75 years that the Netherlands lives in freedom and was designed by silversmith Marileen van Koelen.
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  • From the artist

    The 75 years of freedom Five Euro Coin is made after a design by the Dutch artist Marijke van Warmerdam. She previously designed the commemorative Aviation Five Euro Coin in 2019. Where did Van Warmerdam get her inspiration from and how did she convert it into the design? Learn more about the design of the coin.
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