Netherlands 5 & 10 euro 2021 – Anton Geesink

New collectors' commemorative types:
"World-famous judoka Anton Geesink"
Antonius Johannes Geesink (6 April 1934 – 27 August 2010) was a Dutch 10th dan judoka. He was the first non-Japanese judoka to win gold at the World Judo Championship, a feat he accomplished in 1961 and 1965. He was also an Olympic Champion, having won gold at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Japan, and won a record 21 European Judo Championships during his career.
Netherlands 5 euro 2021 - Anton Geesink
TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: silver plated copper
Diameter: 29.00 mm
Weight: 10.50 g
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Artist: Malin Persson
Mintage: 50,000
A gold coin will be issued too:
Netherlands 10 euro 2021 gold - Anton Geesink
TECHNICAL DATA
Composition: gold .900
Diameter: 22.50 mm
Weight: 6.72 g
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Artist: Malin Persson
Mintage: 1,000
(images and data from www.royaldutchmint.com)
LINK: Royal Dutch Mint
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