2,000 kronor: 150th anniversary of the Swedish railway

Series: Sweden: Gold coins

2000 kronor 150th anniversary of the Swedish railway - 2006 - Series: Gold coins - Sweden

The price of the coin is set at SEK 2,500. 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 (back) of the coin there is a picture of a carriage wheel meeting a railway track - a symbol of the meeting between the curved and the straight. To the left of the wheel is the year "1856" and to the right "2006". Centred under the railway track is the denomination "2000" with the letters "KR" underneath.