OOSTDUINKERKE – Nationaal Visserijmuseum

The fishing museum was founded by Honore Loones. It is suspected that he was inspired by the first maritime museum in Oostduinkerke that was situated above the town. This museum disappeared during the Second World War.The fishing museum was founded in Oostduinkerke because once a real fishing village was situated between this municipality and Newport. It started with fishing on fish. Oostduinkerke Koksijde beach is the best and most known fishing town. The fishing village has disappeared around 1600. Oostduinkerke was once a fishing village with its own identity and its own naval vessels.

Release Dates

2010, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2021


  • Coin Alloy Name: Alpaca 12
  • Coin Alloy Color: silver
  • Coin Diameter: 31,00
  • Coin Thickness: 2,25
  • Coin Edge: serrated, fine
  • Country: Belgium
  • Available: temporary unavailable
  • Location: OOSTDUINKERKE, Belgium