An explosion of color, dance and passion, a unique mix of cultures and a lot of fun: welcome to the Summer Carnival Rotterdam, a festive spectacle that attracts hundred thousands of visitors. The Royal Dutch Mint launches a gold issue, which is a part of the series ‘Intangible Heritage of The Netherlands’.
Summer carnival Rotterdam
The Summer Carnival Rotterdam is an annual carnival where Rotterdam is all about color, culture and creativity! The streets of the city are now even more colored and festive. The Street Parade is definitely the highlight: dozens of costumed carnivalists entertain the public with rousing music and dance. This multicultural party brings people from different cultures together: the carnival plays an important role in the growing respect for various cultural traditions. Since 2016, the Summer Carnival Rotterdam is recorded in the Inventory of Intangible Heritage.
The Gold 1 ounce issue on the obverse has a beautiful, image of a participant of the Summer Carnival Rotterdam. On the top is the text: ‘Zomercarnaval Rotterdam’. The reverse of the Gold 1 ounce issue contains the logo of the Inventory Intangible Heritage of the Netherlands. This text is around the logo. An interplay of feathers is visible in the background. Also the mintmark and the privy mark are on the reverse of the coin.
|Weight||1 troy ounce (31.1 g)|