• 5 Korun 1966-1990, KM# 60, Czechoslovakia
  • 5 Korun 1966-1990, KM# 60, Czechoslovakia
Description

Varieties of 1966 issue:
• large date; no space between letter B in REPUBLIKA and coat of arms
• small date; space between letter B in REPUBLIKA and coat of arms
• plain edge: no ornamental inscription on edge (error coin)

Engraver: Jiří Harcuba

Obverse

Coat of arms, lettering around, year below.

Coat of arms of Czechoslovak Socialist Republic (1961-1990): Slovakian arms carried by the Bohemian (Czech) lion, red star of Communism is above. Arms of Slovakia were totally remade, removing the cross in favour of the fire of partisans and the trimount was replaced with a naturalistic silhouette of the Tatra mountains.

ČESKOSLOVENSKÁ SOCIALISTICKÁ ·
REPUBLIKA
1979

Reverse

Large denomination, abstract pattern with flower and cranes, five-pointed star.

Kčs 5
HARCUBA

Edge

Different sizes of symbols and spacing exist.

5 Korun

Socialist Republic
KM# 60
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Characteristics
Material Cupronickel
Weight 7.22 g
Diameter 26 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal

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