200 kronor: 150th anniversary of the Swedish railway

Series: Sweden: Silver coins

200 kronor 150th anniversary of the Swedish railway - 2006 - Series: Silver coins - Sweden

The price of the coin is set at SEK 250. The coin has been designed by Annie Winblad Jakubowski, a renowned artist in the field of coin and medal design. The manufacturer is AB Myntverket in Eskilstuna. The obverse (front) of the coin depicts a stylised carriage wheel, where the spokes are composed of the text "JÄRNVÄGEN 150 YEARS" (railway 150 years). To the left of the text 150 years is the letter "E", which indicates the place the coin was minted, and on the right are the letters "SI", which are the initials of the Riksbank Governor. Outside the "E" the word "SVERIGE" (Sweden) is written at the edge of the coin. On the reverse of the coin a number of railway tracks are depicted, running this way and that across the coin. Between the tracks, far up on the left, a single spruce tree is depicted. To the right of the coin is the denomination "250" with the letters "KR" underneath. On one of the lower railway tracks are the years "1856" and "2006".