ANTWERPEN – Het Steen

Het Steen is an historic medieval castle in the old city center of Antwerp, Belgium, one of Europe’s biggest ports. Built in 1200 – 1225, Het Steen is Antwerp’s oldest building. Previously known as Antwerp Castle, Het Steen gained its current name in araund 1520, after significant rebuilding under Charles V. The rebuilding led to it being known first as ”s Heeren Steen’ (the King’s Stone), and later simply as ‘Het Steen’ (The Stone). The Dutch word ‘Steen’ means ‘stone’, and is used for ‘castle’ or ‘fortress’.

Features

  • Coin Alloy Name: Alpaca 12
  • Coin Alloy Color: silver
  • Coin Diameter: 31
  • Coin Thickness: 2,25
  • Coin Edge: serrated, fine with script
  • City: ANTWERPEN
  • Country: Belgium
  • Available: yes
  • Location: ANTWERPEN, Belgium