Luxembourg 20 cents 2002 - The Grand Duke Henri

Obverse of Luxembourg 20 cents 2002 - The Grand Duke Henri

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Krause - Mishler KM# 79
Details All the Luxembourg coins bear the profile of His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri.

Henri Albert Gabriel Felix Marie Guillaume is the head of state of Luxembourg. He is the eldest son of Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg and Grand Duchess Jos├ęphine-Charlotte.

Prince Henri became heir apparent to the Luxembourg throne on the abdication of his paternal grandmother, Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxembourg, on 12 November 1964. On 4 March 1998, Prince Henri was appointed as Lieutenant Representative by his father, Grand Duke Jean, meaning that he assumed most of his father's constitutional powers. On 7 October 2000, immediately following the abdication of his father, Henri acceded as Grand Duke of Luxembourg and took the constitutional oath before the Chamber of Deputies later that day.

As the head of a constitutional monarchy, Grand Duke Henri's duties are primarily representative. However, he retains the constitutional power to appoint the Prime Minister and Government, to dissolve the Chamber of Deputies, to promulgate laws and to accredit ambassadors.
Specifications Diameter - 22.25mm Thickness - 2.14mm Weight - 5.74gr
Composition Nordic gold (89% copper - 5% aluminium - 5% zinc - 1% tin)
Edge Spanish flower shape
Comments Designer: Yvette Gastauer-Claire
Mintage 25,717,500 pieces

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