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Danish 20 kroner Christian X gold coin In Stock

Tavex is pleased to offer the 20 kroner Christian X gold coin, part of Denmark’s most treasured ... read more
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1-14 463,70 €
409,48 €
15+ 459,56 €
409,48 €
Omniva courier (Estonia only) - 5,16 €
Self pick-up from Tavid office - Free
Delivery to parcel machine - 2,95 €

Introduction

Tavex is pleased to offer the 20 kroner Christian X gold coin, part of Denmark’s most treasured gold coin series. Danish 20 kroner were first struck in 1873 following the establishment of what would become the world’s most successful gold-backed monetary agreement, the Scandinavian Currency Union. The 20 kroner are of great historical importance as they were the foundation of this union that ushered in four decades of prosperity, stability and peace – an epoch embodied in these durable 21.6 karat gold coins. Masterfully crafted by the Royal Danish Mint, the 20 kroner Christian X gold coin is decorated with the rich coat of arms of Denmark and gilded with an effigy of the king himself. It can therefore been seen that the 20 kroner gold coins are priceless heirlooms of Denmark’s history, making perfect gifts or collector’s items. 

Why Buy

  • 20 kroner form part of Denmark’s most famous gold coinage. Danish gold kroner issued from 1873 to 1914 are associated with a period in Denmark’s history marked by peace, a rise in general prosperity and, most importantly, four decades of stable prices. It is no wonder that 20 kroner are the most sought-after gold coins in Denmark.
  • 20 kroner are perfect for coin collections. These coins were at the heart of the Scandinavian Currency Union, an almost perfect monetary system of the time, which makes them a great pick for historical coin collections.
  • 20 kroner coins are wonderful gifts. This coin comes in an affordable weight and is embellished with the rich coat of arms of the country, a perfect gift for those who hold Denmark in high esteem
  • 20 kroner gold coins are money. They are exempt from Value Added Tax, and as such are exchangeable throughout Europe by bullion dealers and investors alike.
  • 20 kroner are the equivalent of savings. Danish 20 gold kroner are an ideal choice for any long-term saver who appreciates the security and stability of owning physical gold coins.
  • 20 kroner gold coins are an excellent way to diversify your portfolio. Gold’s low correlation with other financial assets makes sovereign gold coins serve as a portfolio hedge against market risk. 

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  • Product value (1pc)
    463,70 €
  • Buyback price
    409,48 €
  • Your risk now
    54,22 €

Fact: gold price in EUR has risen 23.17% in the last 8 years. The lowest price was 858,16 EUR/1oz and the highest 1 634,55 EUR/1oz. Current world market price is 1 596,49 EUR/1oz

History

King Christian X depicted on the last version of the 20 kroner gold coin

Born in 1870 at Charlottenlund Palace near Copenhagen, Christian was the eldest son of King Frederik VIII and grandson to King Christian X. Following the death of his father in 1912, he ascended to the throne that same year as Christian X. Consequently, he was the third and last Danish king to be depicted on the 20 kroner gold coin.

King Christian X is probably the best remembered and one of the most beloved Danish monarchs of all time. He became a symbol of opposition to Hitler’s occupation, particularly because he often rode through the streets of Denmark’s capital without the protection of his guards. In contrast to his brother, King Haakon VII of Norway, who went into exile during the Nazi occupation of his country, Christian X remained firm in Denmark throughout this period. His symbolic resistance was seen by many Danes as an act of defiance and bravery, which perhaps understandably fostered mythical stories about him. One story tells that one day a German soldier asked a young boy why the king was riding through the city with no bodyguard. The boy reportedly replied, "All of Denmark is his bodyguard".

The 20 kroner gold coins that carry the effigy of King Christian X were the most issued gold coins during Denmark’s membership of the Scandinavian Currency Union. 

Product weight in grams
8.9606
Gold weight in grams
8.06454
Fineness
900
Gold weight in troy ounces
0.25928
Diameter
23
Thickness
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Face value description
20 kroner
Manufacturer
Denmark

Obverse

The obverse portrays King Christian X. Around his effigy is the text “CHRISTIAN X KONGE AF DANMARK” which translates as “Christian X King of Denmark”. Under the king’s neckline is a small heart, which is the mark of the Royal Danish Mint, the year of mintage, and the signature of the master engraver “VBP”.

Reverse

The reverse depicts the coat of arms of Denmark. It is extremely rich in detail and contains different animals on a shield draped with an ermine cape and topped with a crown. The animals are a symbolic representation of individual regions of the kingdom. The coat of arms is half encircled by the year of mintage, the denomination “20 KRONER”, and the privy mark of the mint, and the signature “VBP”.

Packaging

Each coin is individually packaged in a hard plastic capsule if desired.

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Delivery
When placing an order through our online shop, you can choose to have the products delivered to you by Omniva courier or to collect them in person at one of our offices in Estonia.

Delivery by Omniva courier: after we have received your payment, the products will be dispatched within 24 hours. Delivery time is within 1 or 2 working days. The Omniva courier will contact you via phone.

Delivery to Omniva parcel machine: after we have received your payment, the products will be dispatched within 24 hours. Delivery time is normally within 1 or 2 working days. Please provide your phone number in order to receive SMS notification with a confirmation code when your parcel arrives.

Self pick-up: you are welcome to come and collect your products at one of our offices in Tallinn or Tartu the same day that we have received your payment.

In both instances, you need to bring a valid ID to collect the products.Take into consideration that the client, the payer and the recipient must be the same person.

Insurance
The package is fully insured, and in the extremely unlikely case that the package is lost or damaged, we will re-ship the items or refund your money.

Packaging
The products are encased in protective wrapping and placed in a discreet, unbranded padded package.

Shipment tracking
Once the products have been packaged and sent you will receive instructions and a code to track the shipment.

Delays
Should a delivery delay occur or if the ordered product is out of stock, we will always contact you by email to give you details about the delivery.

Shipping prices
The shipping charge is 5.16 EUR by Omniva courier and 2.95 EUR by Omniva parcel machine, applicable to deliveries within Estonia. If you wish to have your products delivered to another country, please contact us on +372 627 9900 or by email at tavid@tavid.ee for prices (starting from 50 EUR) and terms.

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Vast Stock Availability

The majority of Tavid’s products are always in stock and therefore Tavid can offer you quick delivery and same day pick-up with market leading prices. Tavid is an official partner of all the biggest mints in the world, such as the Perth Mint Australia, the Austrian Mint (Münze Österreich), China Great Wall Coins Investments Ltd., the gold bar market leader PAMP Suisse and Valcambi and other gold factories and dealers.

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Low prices

Over 25 years on the market and large volumes have enabled us to offer you the best prices on the market. With Tavid, you can maximise return on your investment because of low margins and spreads.

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