|The 2013 Netherlands Official Uncirculated Coin Set commemorates Queen Beatrix’s announcement of her abdication. After 33 years on the throne following her mother's abdication in 1980, Beatrix said she would relinquish the crown at the end of April 2013, leaving the monarchy to Crown-Prince Willem-Alexander, the oldest of her three sons.
The set contains all 8 circulation euro coins and a a silver commemorative medal. Dutch euro coins have two designs by Bruno Ninaber van Eyben, both of which feature a portrait or effigy of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands.
Date of issue: February 2013