Currency: Icelandic Krona
Numeric code: 352
Letter code: ISK
To the North-West of the UK is an island nation Iceland – "land of ice". Its area a little over a hundred thousand square kilometers. Living in Iceland is about 320 thousand people, mostly indigenous population - descendants of the ancient Vikings who came to the island in the 9th century. Reykjavik is the capital of the country. It is the northernmost capital of the world.
The Icelandic Krona, in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 50 and 100 crowns is the catalogue of coins of Iceland today. Mint crown began in 1925, and in the beginning all the coins were decorated with the Royal monogram of Christian x in 1946, he disappeared from the coins in connection with the proclamation of Icelandic Republic. In 1981, after the denomination, were issued coins of a new sample.
Koruna as the official currency of the country, was put into circulation in 1885, and comprised of 100 øre. But since 1995, era in the settlement money is not involved, and by 2003 finally withdrawn from circulation. So now to buy Icelandic coins, below a single crown, only on special sites for coin collectors.
People who are fond of collecting coins primarily interested in their rarity and age. On the coins of Iceland and any other country affected by these parameters. The price of coins Iceland starts from $ 1. The coins are minted from aluminum – 1 crown, copper-Nickel alloy – CZK 10 and 25 cents; copper, tin and zinc – 10 era.